Police appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Worthing

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man approached a woman and sexually assaulted her in Worthing.

The victim was walking along Christchurch Road at 9.15pm on Saturday, September 14, when a man jumped out from behind a bush at the junction of Cambridge Road and approached her.

He then grabbed her and touched her, before she managed to get away. He ran off.

The man is described as white, of average build, 5ft 7 and aged in his 40s.

He had a shaved bald head, his face was pitted and he had stubble.

He was wearing a dark blue round neck cotton jumper, light blue denim jeans and dark boots.

PC Hayley Noyes said: “This was a frightening ordeal for the victim and we would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information.”

Call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1418 of 14/9 or email contact.centre@sussex.pnn.police.uk