Girl assaulted in Wisbech

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POLICE are appealing for information after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Wisbech.

The 14-year-old was walking along a footpath beside the ambulance station in St Augustine’s Road when she was approached at about 2.40pm on Saturday (December 10).

Following the assault the she fled the scene and police were called.

The man spoke in a foreign language, was white, about 30 to 35, and was wearing a black baseball cap, black Adidas jumper with white stripes along the sides, and is believed to have been drunk.

The girl was not hurt but was shaken and upset.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area to come forward, particularly a woman who was walking her dark coloured dog at the time.

PC Colin Johnson said: “We know that there were several people in the area at the time and I am keen to speak to anyone who was in Wisbech Town Park, visiting the hospital or any businesses or houses near to the ambulance station, between 2.25pm and 3pm, to get in touch.

“They may have been potential witnesses without realising it. I would particularly like to hear from the woman, described as an “older lady”, who walked from the park and along St Augustine’s Road at about the time the assault happened.

“Anyone who saw a man matching the description given should also call police.”

Contact PC Johnson on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800-555-111.