CCTV released in hunt for Plungington bottom-grabber

Posted on - 2nd March, 2015 - 7:50pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Penwortham, Preston News



Police hunting a bottom-grabber in Preston have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to.

A teenager was sexually assaulted in Henderson Street, Plungington, shortly before 11pm on Saturday 21 February.

The 16-year-old girl was approached from behind by a man who grabbed her bottom before running off.

The man is described as white, aged 30, medium build, with stubble.

He was wearing a black beanie hat, a dark green camouflage type jacket with buttons and pockets on the chest and blue tracksuit.

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 on 101.”

Anyone with any information can contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting crime reference SA1501949.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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