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Woman sexually assaulted on Eastbourne run

News   •   Jul 22, 2019 16:17 BST

Sussex Police would like to trace this man who may hold information about an incident in Eastbourne.

Police received a report of a man slapping the bottom of woman in her 40s who was participating in the Eastbourne 10km run on Sunday (June 30). The incident happened around 9.05am near the Wish Tower.

Police would like to speak to anyone who recognises this man, witnessed the incident or is a victim of a similar sexual assault please report online or call 101 quoting 1402 of 30/06.

Author: Hannah Butt
REF: SXP55056/2019

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