Woman sexually assaulted in Eastbourne

Police are appealing for witnesses
Police are appealing for witnesses

A woman was sexually assaulted in an Eastbourne street, police revealed today (December 23).

Police are appealing for witnesses to a sexual assault on a 20-year-old local woman who was attacked by a man in St Anthonys Avenue, Eastbourne at about 12.45am on Saturday, December 13.

The woman was walking home when the man approached her and assaulted her over her clothing before leaving the area. She was shaken but unhurt.

The suspect is described as white, aged 50-55, 5’5”, and of large build. He was wearing black Eskimo style hat with brown fur, a black fleece and black trousers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 717 of 14/12. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.