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Sex Attack On Horseshoe Common
Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in the town centre.
We're told a woman was inappropriately touched by a man, between 1.45am and 2am on Saturday 20 July 2013 on Horseshoe Common.
The 25-year-old woman from Bournemouth, was uninjured.
Detective Constable Siobhan Lovering, of Bournemouth CID, said:
"This was a distressing incident for the victim.
"I am appealing for witnesses to assist with our investigation.
"Witnesses and anyone with information are asked to contact police as soon as possible in the strictest confidence."
The suspect is described as Asian, between 20 and 30 years old, around five feet three inches tall and of slim build. He has short dark hair and was wearing dark blue jeans and a white T-shirt.
No arrests have been made.
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