Man charged with harassing women in Brighton street
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A Brighton man has appeared in court charged with harassing and nuisance behaviour towards women in the city, and sexual assault.
Jamie Lee Parsons, 31, unemployed of Lewes Rd, Brighton, appeared in custody at Brighton Magistrates Court on Monday 18 October, charged with causing a public nuisance by making sexual and other inappropriate comments in Lewes Road to female staff and customers in and near shops between May and October 2021. He is also also charged with sexually assaulting a woman in Lewes Road in August this year.
Parsons was remanded in custody to appear for a plea and directions hearing at Lewes Crown Court on 16 November.
The prosecution, authorised by the CPS , follows an investigation by officers from the Brighton Neighbourhood Policing Team and CID.
Anyone who has experienced or witnessed similar behaviour in the Lewes Road area in recent months can contact the police either online or by calling 101, quoting reference 47210178573.