E-fit image of Southsea indecent assaults suspect released

WANTED The e-fit of the man police want to speak to

WANTED The e-fit of the man police want to speak to

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THIS e-fit has been released by police hunting for a sex attacker.

The suspect is wanted in connection with two indecent assaults on the same night in Portsmouth.

In the first attack the victim – a 20-year-old woman – was approached by the man in Fawcett Road, Southsea, who had walked from the direction of Albert Road.

He indecently assaulted her just after midnight. She screamed and fled the scene.

About 50 minutes later a 19-year-old woman was indecently assaulted in nearby Lawrence Road.

The man fled towards Fawcett Road.

Police are linking the attacks, which happened on March 12.

A man was arrested in connection with the attacks in March but was later released without charge.

Now police have issued this e-fit in their bid to bring the attacker to justice.

The suspect is white and possibly from Eastern Europe, aged in his mid-30s and 5ft 5in tall with a medium build, short, dark brown or black hair, thick eyebrows and a dark complexion.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Craig Turner at Fratton police station on 101 or 0845 0454545.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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