Man sought after teenager assaulted

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Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Preston.

Officers say the incident took place shortly before 11pm on Saturday February 21 when the victim was walking along Henderson Street.

The girl was approached from behind by a man who grabbed her bottom before running off.

The man is described as white, aged about 30, of medium build and with stubble on his face. He was wearing a black beanie hat, a dark green camouflage-type jacket and blue tracksuit bottoms with white stripes down the sides.

PC Lisa Smith of Preston Police said: “We are keen to trace the man pictured in the CCTV image and I would urge anyone with any information to come forward and contact us.”

Anyone with any information can ring 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.