Police issue CCTV footage of man in hunt for attacker who sexually assaulted teenage girl in Bristol
- The teenage girl was seriously sexually assaulted overnight on Sunday in Bristol
- Detectives have released an image from CCTV of a man they want to identify
- Suspect described as mixed race with dark facial hair wearing jeans and a cap
Police are on the hunt for a man after a teenage girl was seriously sexually assaulted.
Officers have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to trace in connection to the attack.
A teenage girl was seriously sexually assaulted in the early hours on Sunday July 4 in the Bedminster area of Bristol.
The suspect initially approached the victim in the Harbourside area of the city and the victim believes the offender used the nickname of ‘Mo’.
The man in the CCTV footage, who police urgently want to trace, is thought to be mixed race, of portly build, about 5ft 8ins to 5ft 9ins, with dark facial hair.
Can you help: Avon and Somerset Police have shared this image of a man they wish to trace as they launch an investigation into the serious sexual assault of a teenage girl in Bristol area
He was wearing blue jeans, a dark jacket and a baseball cap.
Senior Investigating Officer Det Insp Tola Munro said: ‘We urgently want to identify and speak to the man the footage as part of our ongoing investigation into this deeply concerning incident.
‘The victim in this case has been supported by highly trained investigators and specialists from partner agencies, and we’re keeping her fully updated on the progress of this inquiry.
‘If you have any information about the identity or whereabouts of the man shown in the images and footage, please call us on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221151771.’
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