Appeal after young woman grabbed in Paulsgrove alleyway

A YOUNG woman was grabbed and assaulted.

Tuesday, 7th November 2017, 9:48 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 9:48 am
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman in her 20s was grabbed in Paulsgrove

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman, in her 20s, was assaulted in Paulsgrove.

The victim was walking along an alleyway linking Jubilee Avenue and Raymond Road at about midday on Monday, November 6, when a man grabbed her from behind.

She fought him off then ran away.

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Police say the man is described to be white, about 5ft 4in and wearing a light blue polo shirt and blue jeans.

Launching an appeal for information, Detective Sergeant Steve Ryan, said: ‘We’d like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident. Did you see or hear what happened? Did you see a man matching the description in the area at the time? We have a team of officers working on this incident and will be following a number of lines of enquiry.’

Anyone with information should contact Hampshire Constabulary on 101 quoting 44170432227.