Car park indecent assault

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POLICE have launched an investigation after a woman a was indecently assaulted in a car park.

The car park between St Mary’s Road and Elm Grove, in Hayling Island, was taped off by police after the attack on a 36-year-old local woman at 6.20pm on Thursday.

The tape was not taken down until 11am yesterday.

Officers are now scouring CCTV and have made a forensic search of the area.

A resident, who did not want to be named, said: ‘It is very worrying. My daughter an granddaughter walk in that area and it’s shocking to think there is someone out there capable of doing that.’

Police say they are in the very early stages of the investigation and no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information should call Waterlooville CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.