Indecent Assault In Portsmouth

Police are publishing an e-fit image of a suspect after an indecent assault was reported in Portsmouth.

A 58-year-old woman walking to work was approached in Paradise Street by a man she did not know at around 5.50am on Monday, November 12, 2012.

The man indecently touched the woman and made inappropriate remarks to her. She confronted the man about his behaviour and he ran away.

The suspect was described as:


-25-30 years old

-5ft 7-8ins tall

-Skinny build

-Scruffy darker-ginger coloured hair

-Scruffy beard

-The suspect was wearing:

-A very light brown or light tan coloured mac

Investigating officer PC Mark Berwick said:

"Police would appeal to anybody who has information about the indecent assault to come forward and assist in any way they can to help identify the person responsible for this crime."

Please contact PC Berwick at Portsmouth Central Police Station by phoning 101. Mini-com users should contact 01962 875000. Send a message direct to a police officer using our online messaging system here. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.