Detectives have released CCTV images as part of an investigation into a suspected attempted sexual assault in Canterbury.

It was reported that between 1am and 1.30am on Saturday 24 June 2023 a man grabbed a woman on the shoulder as she walked from Canterbury East Station Bridge towards Castle Row. The victim cried out for help and a member of the public intervened, who chased the suspect away.

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Officers would like to identify and speak to this man

Officers have issued CCTV images of a man they want to identify as he may have information which could assist them.

They are keen to find the member of the public who intervened during the incident and came to the victim’s aid.

Can you help?

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information regarding the CCTV images, is urged to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/112136/23.

Click here for further information, advice and support relating to Violence Against Women and Girls. This page also includes details on how Kent Police is tackling offences including domestic abuse, stalking, harassment and other forms of violence.

If you have been a victim of violence and wish to report an offence, click here.


You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete their online form.

By Ed

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