Police seek Hedge End suspect

E-fit of SuspectHedge End police have issued an e-fit of a man they believe is linked to two indecency offences which both took place near Wildern School recently.

The first incident was on Sunday afternoon, January 10 on the corner of Westward Road. A man approached two 11-year-old girls while they were playing and made inappropriate comments towards them.

The second incident took place Monday, January 11 between 1.30 and 2pm. A 15-year-old girl was approached by a man in Goodalls Lane track, near Wildern School.

The man took hold of the girl’s arm and made inappropriate comments towards her. The girl managed to escape from the man’s grip and ran towards the school uninjured.

The man is described as being in his twenties, with a tanned complexion. He also spoke with a foreign accent and was wearing a dark beanie hat and a large jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Joe Clarke at Hedge End police station on 101, or call Crimestoppers, the charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.