Teenager, 18, assaulted by man as she walked home in Gosport

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following the assault of an 18-year-old woman as she walked home.

Monday, 14th December 2020, 5:44 pm
Updated Monday, 14th December 2020, 5:55 pm

The teenager was assaulted by a man at 7.10am this morning (December 14) as she walked along Ham Lane in Gosport. The woman sustained injuries but they are not considered life-threatening.

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Police have released a description of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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Ham Lane, Gosport. Picture: Google Maps

He is said to be white, of slim build, aged between 20 and 25-years-old and around 5ft 4 inches tall.

The man was described as having curly dark brown hair and a pale complexion. Distinctive features include very hairy arms and hands along with cuts to his mouth and chin.

The man was said to be wearing dark grey baggy tracksuit bottoms, a blue ripped t-shirt and trainers with white bottoms.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to phone 101 and quote reference 44200481032.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was assaulted as she walked home.

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