Boy Sexually Assaulted Outside Supermarket

15 September 2011, 12:03 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Police are appealing for information after a 16-year-old by was sexually assaulted in the car park of a supermarket in Portsmouth.

It happened outside the Aldi store in Gamble Road at around 4.30pm on Monday, September 12.

A man spoke to the boy in the car park and they went to sit on a wall. The conversation became sexual in nature and the man touched the boy inappropriately over his clothing.

The man is described as:

In his mid thirties

Of Asian appearance

Approximately 5ft 6ins tall

Wearing black trousers with a white pinstripe, a red t-shirt with a collar and a black waterproof coat.

DC Craig Turner of Portsmouth CID said: “This was at a busy time of day and the victim and offender may have been seen sitting on a wall near the car park.  We are keen to speak to anyone who may be able to help us identify the offender.”

Anyone with information should contact DC Turner at Fratton police station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Mini-Com users can call 01962 875000.