Girl is vic­tim of sex as­sault as she shops in city cen­tre

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Yourviews -

Po­lice have launched an ap­peal for in­for­ma­tion af­ter a young girl was sex­u­ally as­saulted as she shopped in Peter­bor­ough.

The­girl was­inQueens­gate in Peter­bor­ough with a friend at about 4.40pm when­the in­ci­dent hap­pened.

De­tec­tives say the vic­tim was leav­ing HMVin the shop­ping cen­tre, which was busy with hun­dreds of other shop­pers, whenamanap­proached her and sex­u­ally as­saulted her, be­fore con­tin­u­ing into the shop.

Now Cam­bridgeshire po­lice have re­leased CCTV im­ages of a man they want to speak to in con­nec­tion with the as­sault, which they have de­scribed as ‘ shock­ing and deeplyun­pleas­ant. Theat­tack hap­pened on De­cem­ber 14.

The­man­is­shown­wear­ing a brown coat, with light blue jeans and black shoes.

De­tec­tive Con­sta­ble Liam Sweeney, whois­in­ves­ti­gat­ing for Cam­bridgeshire po­lice, ap­pealed for wit­nesses to the in­ci­dent to con­tact them.

He said: “This was shock­ing and­deeply un­pleas­ant for the vic­tim and I am keen to iden­tify the manre­spon­si­ble.

Dc Sweeney said: “Any­one with in­for­ma­tion should con­tact po­lice.”

Any­onewith­e­in­for­ma­tion about the in­ci­dent is asked to con­tact DCSweeney on 101 or Crimestop­pers, anony­mously, on 0800 555111.

Im­age of the man po­lice want to talk to in con­nec­tion with as­sault

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