Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old boy was subjected to a sex attack in Wendover. Officers said the youngster was walking in Bacombe Lane, close to a bridleway when a man approached him and assaulted him, before running off.
Neighbourhood patrols are taking place in the area and enquires are ongoing.
The offender is described as a white man aged approximately 40, with stubble on his face. He was wearing a grey and black diamond-patterned hooded top, dark blue jeans and black shoes.
Det Insp Ben Gasson said: “I am appealing for anyone who saw a man matching this description or anyone seen acting suspiciously in this area to contact police.
“The victim was not hurt during the incident but has understandably been left shaken."
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