Fareham police hunt man who groped 12-year-old girl while walking near town centre

POLICE are looking for a man who ‘inappropriately touched’ a 12-year-old girl’s chest as she walked down a residential road near Fareham town centre.

By Richard Lemmer
Tuesday, 30th November 2021, 4:24 pm

The girl was walking down Harrison Road at 4.30pm on Wednesday, November 24, when a stranger approached her.

The man, who is believed to be in his fifties, touched the girl’s chest over her clothing before walking towards the nearby Southampton Road junction.

The girl was not hurt, according to a spokeswoman from Hampshire Constabulary.

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Police are looking for a man believed to be in his fifties after a girl was groped in public. Stock Picture: Habibur Rahman

She said: ‘The man is described as white, aged in his fifties, 5ft 6ins tall, large build.

‘He had short grey, straight hair.

‘He was wearing a navy blue jacket and dark blue jeans.

‘The Neighbourhood Policing Team has been patrolling the area and enquiries have been undertaken to identify relevant CCTV.’

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Police have not received any reports of similar incident.

Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to call the police on 101, quoting reference number 44210472664, or submit information online here.

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