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Appeal after man tries to kiss woman in St Leonards-on-Sea

20 February 2013

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 29-year-old woman who was approached in Pevensey Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, on Thursday, 7 February. The victim was walking alone when the assault took place at 6pm.

A man is reported to have stopped and spoken to the woman. He then tried to kiss her, she rejected his advances by pushing him away. The man then ran away back up Pevensey Road.
 
The woman received no injuries but felt shaken by what happened.

The suspect is described as male, aged 40, 5' 9" of stocky build and with dark short cropped hair. He had short facial stubble.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 quoting serial 1390 of 9/2. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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