Girl Sexually Assaulted At Bus Stop

Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a sexual assault at a bus stop in the town.

The incident, in which a 15-year-old Christchurch girl was inappropriately touched by a man and kissed on the cheek without her consent, happened at a bus stop along Holdenhurst Road at 9.45pm on Tuesday, 29 March 2011.

Detective Sergeant David Colomb, of Bournemouth and Poole CID, said:

 “The man was of Chinese or Japanese appearance, in his late 20s, of a heavy build, with a black beard and black hair.

“He was wearing a blue or black jacket and saggy blue jeans.

“He was speaking with a foreign accent which was possibly Japanese.

“I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident, and anyone with information about the man responsible, to contact me urgently.”

Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 01202 22 22 22 quoting incident number 30:136. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.