CCTV images released after woman sexually assaulted on Brighton seafront

Police investigating a sexual assault on a woman on Brighton seafront have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 6:48 pm

Sussex Police said the young woman was walking west of the pier at about 10.40pm on Monday, June 14, when a man approached and briefly attempted to engage her in conversation before sexually assaulting her.

She struggled free and ran off, the force added.

The suspect is described as black, about 6ft, of slim build, with short dark hair that was in two buns behind his head.

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with the incident on Brighton seafront. Picture: Sussex Police

He was wearing a distinctive white t-shirt with the emblem ‘DSQUARED 2‘.

The t-shirt also had a small maple leaf on the left hand side of his chest.

PC Lucy Arnall of Brighton CID said; “If you recognise this man, or if you were in the area at the time and saw anything of what happened, please contact us either online or by calling 101, quoting serial 1752 of 14/06.”