Teen Sexually Assaulted At Bus Stop

9 June 2011, 14:55

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a report of a sexual assault in Hemel Hempstead on Tuesday (June 7).

The incident is believed to have occurred in Market Square between 9pm and 9.35pm when it is alleged a man sexually assaulted a 17 year old girl at a bus stop.
 
Detective Inspector Steve Keating from the Sexual Offences Investigation Team is investigating and said: “I would reassure people that there we are conducting a number of enquiries into this incident to determine exactly what happened.
 
“We believe there were other people in Market Square at the time the incident took place and I would ask for anyone who was in the area and believes they saw anything to come forward.
 
“If you can help, please call police via the non emergency number on 0845 33 00 222, quoting crime reference D1/11/4129. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”
 
A 28 year old man from Watford has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.