Teenager sexually assaulted in Worthing

A TEENAGER was sexually assaulted in Worthing yesterday (Thursday, March 15).

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after the victim was assaulted in Ladydell Road, Worthing, at about noon.

According to police, a man, described as being of oriental appearance, ran towards her and assaulted her.

The victim managed to break free and raised the alarm with a member of the public.

DC Mandy Dunk, from Worthing CID, said: “The victim was left very shaken by her ordeal and we are anxious to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened, or who may have seen the suspect in the area prior to the attack.

“Anyone with information can contact me via 101 extension 81433, or alternatively contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”