Littlehampton woman sexually assaulted
13 February 2013
A 46-year-old woman was sexually assaulted as she walked home
from a friends house in the early hours of Sunday 3 February.
The victim reported to police that as she was walking along Bell
Davies Road at around 1.30am a man approached her from behind and
asked if she had a light. He then grabbed at her breasts and groin
area before she managed to shout out for help, causing him to run
PC Claire Richardson from West Sussex Response Investigation Team
said: "This was a very distressing incident for the victim and I
would urge anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity or who
knows who is responsible for this assault to please get in touch.
You can call 101 quoting serial 0168 of 3/2 or alternatively leave
an anonymous message with the independent charity Crimestoppers on
0800 555 111.
"We would also like to hear from anyone who has been the victim of
a similar sexual assault and has not yet reported it to police -
your call will be dealt with in strict confidence and you will
be offered help and support."
There is no description of the suspect other than he spoke with a
non English accent. An area search was conducted straight after the
report to police but the suspect was not found. Local house to
house enquiries and a scene examination were also carried out.
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