Woman jogger attacked in Gosport

A woman was assaulted by a man whilst out jogging alone.

Wednesday, 30th November 2016, 11:43 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 3:40 pm
Police are investigating an assault in Gosport last night

The incident happened just before 8pm last night at the cycle path between Alecto Road and Alver Creek in Gosport.

The 33-year-old woman was not seriously injured and is now recovering at home.

Hampshire Constabulary are investigating the incident.

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A spokesman said: ‘We received a report at 7.55pm last night that a 33 year-old woman had been assaulted by a man on the cycle path between Alecto Road and Alver Creek in Gosport.

‘The woman was not seriously injured and is now recovering at home.’

Police are warning people who are out alone to be vigilant and stick to busy, well-lit areas and try to look confident.

They have also told those with headphones in to be aware they might not be able to hear someone approaching.