Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses as enquiries continue into a sexual assault report in Ryde, Isle of Wight.
It’s alleged a man carried out the assault on a 21-year-old woman while he stood by a green Peugeot 206, which she was sat in. The car was stationary in the Somerfield supermarket car park off Anglesea Street when the assault is reported to have taken place sometime between 8pm and 8.30pm on Sunday, August 29, 2010.
Investigating officer PC Ben Burfitt of the Isle of Wight Targeted Patrol Teams (TPT) said: “We’ve made enquiries in the local area and remain keen to speak with anyone who may have seen a suspect. It’s alleged he was walking near the woman from the area of Fiveways junction next to All Saints Church on Queens Road along John Street towards Ryde High Street pedestrian precinct on that Sunday evening.”
The suspect is described as:
- Aged in his 40s
- Average build
- A shaven head with a grade one light brown hair
- He was wearing a beige jacket and navy blue jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Ben Burfitt at Ryde Police Station by phoning 101 or 0845 045 45 45. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. From outside Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, call the police on 0845 045 45 45. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.