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CCTV image released following sexual assault in Weymouth

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Published at 12:49pm 13th February 2018. (Updated at 6:33am 14th February 2018)

  • Sexual assault said to have happened last month in Boombox nightclub
  • Police issue CCTV image of suspect

Police are investigating allegations of a sexual assault in Weymouth.

The incident was reported to have occurred at around 3.30am on Saturday 13th January at Boombox nightclub on the Esplanade.

The victim - a woman aged in her 20s - was dancing with friends in the club when she was approached by a man from behind.

He pressed up against her before touching her inappropriately on the chest.

The victim challenged the man, but the man repeated his action a short time later. An altercation then occurred between the pair, before the man was ejected from the premises.

 

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(Boombox Nightclub, pictured above)


Inspector Tony Burden, of Weymouth police, said:

"The incident has caused a significant impact on the victim, who remains very upset over what occurred.

"We have been making various enquiries into the incident and only now are we in a position to issue a public CCTV appeal in order to identify someone who may hold valuable information in relation to what happened.

"I would appeal to anyone who is able to identify the man pictured, or who has any information that could assist with the investigation, to please contact Dorset Police."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk, or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55180006312. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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