Hunt for Havant man after woman assaulted

Karl Gates. Picture: Hampshire police
Karl Gates. Picture: Hampshire police
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THIS man is wanted by police after a woman was assaulted.

Hampshire police said Karl Gates, 26, from Havant, is wanted for questioning after a report of a 24-year-old woman being assaulted in Cold Harbour Farm Road, Emsworth.

Officers have been unable to find Gates, a spokesman said.

Detective Sergeant Steve Kelly said: ‘We are aware that there has been some activity on social media in connection with this investigation over the weekend.

‘We would urge anyone who knows where Karl Gates is, or Karl himself, to come forward and make contact with us as soon as possible to allow us to progress our investigation.’

Witnesses should call police on 101 quoting 44170054905.