Man arrested after 17-year-old girl is assaulted near Havant train station

A MAN has been arrested by police after a teenager was assaulted in a road near a train station.

Thursday, 3rd October 2019, 2:34 pm
Leigh Road. Picture: Google Maps

A 17-year-old girl was assaulted by a man yesterday evening in Leigh Road, Havant, say police.

The incident took place between 6.30pm and 7pm – the girl did not suffer any injuries.

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Following the assault, police officers were called to the area and a 30-year-old man from Havant was arrested on suspicion of assault.

He remains in police custody.

Hampshire Constabulary is now appealing for a key witness to come forward.

A spokeswoman for the force said: ‘We are specifically appealing to a woman who we believe stopped and helped the girl.

‘Was this you? Please call 101 and quote 44190352305.’

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