Police are hunting a sex attacker who assaulted a woman in a Portsmouth park.
He struck some time en 10pm and 11.30pm last night at a grassed area in the north west corner of Alexandra Park, near the Mountbatten Centre.
The 20-year-old victim was today being helped by a specially-trained officer as police are carried out investigations at the scene.
Detective Inspector Chris Parry, said: ‘I am appealing for anyone with any information about this incident to come forward and speak to us.
‘As always, we would advise members of the community to avoid walking alone in the dark, if possible, and make sure you tell friends or family where you are going. Please be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the police at the earliest opportunity.’
Anyone with information should contact Fratton CID on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
Minicom users should contact 01962 875000.