Man sought over indecent assault

POLICE are appealing for information after a man approached a 19-year-old woman and tried to indecently assault her.

At around 1.40am on Thursday, March 19, the woman was walking along Mendip Road, Worthing, when she was approached by a man who pushed her and then tried to pull down her shorts. She punched him and was able to get away.

He is described as being white, of a scruffy appearance, and around 29 to 30 years old. The man was about 5ft6in to 5ft7in, of medium build with scruffy hair and a long fringe.

Detective Constable Mandy Dunk said; “We are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area and may have seen this man. Please contact us via 101 and quote serial 0074 of 29/3. You can also call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111”