Police investigate reported sex attack on girl in Bedhampton

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Detective are investigating a reported sex attack on teenage girl in Bedhampton.

Hampshire Constabulary today revealed details of the assault, thought to have happened in April on a rugby field at Havant RFC’s home in Hooks Lane.

This is being treated as an isolated incident and police have not received any similar reports in the area

Hampshire Police

A spokesman said: ‘Police are investigating a report made by a teenage girl of a sexual assault that is understood to have taken place on a rugby field in Bedhampton.

‘Enquiries are ongoing to establish the exact date and location of the assault earlier this year, but it is thought to be on a Saturday evening during April.

‘The victim described that at some point between 9pm and 10pm three men ran towards her and then assaulted her before being disturbed by a member of the public on a motorbike.’

Police say the victim described the first man as:

Aged in his twenties or thirties,

White.

He had olive skin, short light brown hair, and had a scar on the left side of his jaw.

He spoke with a local accent.

He was wearing dark black jeans and a blue checked shirt.

She described the second man as:

Aged in his early thirties.

White

Large build.

Wearing a black short sleeved shirt and blue jeans.

He had short stubbly hair and a double chin.

She described the third man as:

Aged in his twenties.

White

He had olive skin.

He had light brown shaggy hair down to his ears.

He was wearing a navy blue long sleeved V neck jumper and black skinny jeans.

The police spokesman added: ‘We are especially keen to hear from a woman with a buggy who the victim said was in the Hooks Lane area at the time. Her hair was in a bob and she was wearing round glasses, a hoody, and black leggings. The pram was pink and white in colour. This woman may have seen what happened.

‘This is being treated as an isolated incident and police have not received any similar reports in the area. House to house enquiries are being carried out as part of the investigation.

‘Hampshire Constabulary takes all reports of this nature very seriously and our focus remains on doing everything we can to ensure that victims of sexual assault have every confidence in us, and that we respond in the most effective way to these crimes.

‘If you were the woman with the buggy or you saw what happened you should contact DS Gareth Jones on 101 quoting 44150193225, or via our website.

‘You can also call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.

‘Minicom users should call 01962 875000.’

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