This in from the police, in their own words. Ed
Police are investigating an allegation of an indecent assault after receiving a report of a man acting suspiciously towards a 12-year-old girl on the Isle of Wight.
The incident occurred at Grange Farm in Brook, some time between 1am and 2am on Sunday, 9 August.
The suspect is described as:
- White man
- Tall, skinny build
- In his late 40s/early 50s
- Short, white hair
- He was wearing a waterproof-type coat
Be alert, but not alarmed
Hampshire Constabulary’s Isle of Wight CID Detective Inspector John Stirling said:
“We take matters of this nature extremely seriously and enquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances.
“Specialist detectives remain in contact with the family of the 12-year-old girl, who was not hurt in the incident.
“There is no information to suggest a wider risk to the community. Our advice to parents and holiday park staff is to be alert, but not alarmed.”
Get in touch
Anyone with information can contact CID at Newport Police Station on the Isle of Wight by phoning 101.
Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.