Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Portsmouth sex assault witness sought by police

A witness to a sex attack is being sought by police in Portsmouth.

A 20-year-old woman was attacked on a walkway in Somerstown, alongside Winston Churchill Avenue, on the evening of 22 June.

A man wearing a red jacket was seen walking his dog along the pathway just before the assault, and officers want to speak to him as a potential witness.

The attacker is described as white, about 20, 5ft 9in to 6ft, of medium build and wore a dark hooded top.

He was also wearing dark tracksuit bottoms and a dark baseball cap.

Officers appealed for any other witnesses, or anyone with information, to come forward.

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