A schoolgirl was sexually assaulted as she walked along a footpath in Lancashire, say police.
Police say the girl walking on the footpath near Broadfield, Oswaldtwistle at around 8.10am on Wednesday March 14 when she was approached from behind by a man who touched her "inappropriately".
The girl screamed and the man ran away back down the path.
The man is described as white, in his 20s wearing a shiny black puffa jacket with the hood up.
PC Paddy Bowditch, of Lancashire Constabulary’s East Division, said: “This happened in broad daylight and has left the girl very shaken.”
Anyone with information is asked to email email@example.com or 101 quoting log 0322 of March 14th.