Runner in blue T-shirt grabs 16-year-old’s breast then runs off – do you know who he is?

Police would like to speak to the man in this video who may have information about a sexual assault on a girl in Hastings.

https://youtu.be/tuL-7mcoOhg

The 16-year-old girl, was walking with friends in Old London Road, close to Sacred Heart Primary School, at 10.45am on Thursday, May 28th, when a man grabbed her breast as he walked past her.

She shouted at him and he ran off but he was captured on video taken by one of her quick-thinking friends and the girls have agreed to its release in a bid to identify him.

He is described as white, in his 40s, with brown hair, dressed in a blue T-shirt, black shorts and wearing running shoes.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 71 of 30/05.

In a separate case in another part of the town Police are also appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in near Alexandra Park.

About 12.20pm on Monday June 8th, the 29-year-old victim was walking through the park when he became aware of a man walking behind him who shouted out to him.

Having ignored the call the victim carried on walking, leaving the park and crossing St Helen’s Road, he started walking into Ashford Road, where he was robbed.

The suspect got away with a small quantity of cash, a bank card and a packet of cigarettes.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to report it online or call 101, quoting serial 500 of 08/06.

You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report it online. 

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