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Kent Police release efit after girl, 17, 'sexually assaulted' by stranger in Kennington in Ashford

30 January 2014
by Samantha Williams

This man is being hunted today after a teenage girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in Ashford.

Detectives investigating claims the 17-year-old was targeted by a man who tried to push her into bushes have released this efit of someone they want to speak to.

The teenager said she was attacked by the stranger after he attempted to kiss her in Cemetery Lane, Kennington.

Efit of man being hunted over a sex attack in Ashford

Efit of man being hunted over a sex attack in Ashford

She told police she was on her way to a friend's house when she was targeted by the man, who began walking with her after she asked him for a cigarette.

Detectives are now appealing for help in tracing the man after the alleged attack, at about 5pm on Saturday.

The man is described as 5ft 4ins, with short black hair, clean-shaven and with a diamond stud earring in his right ear.

Police are investigating claims of a sex attack in Cemetery Lane, Kennington. Picture Google Street View

Police are investigating claims of a sex attack in Cemetery Lane, Kennington. Picture: Google Street View

He was wearing a grey hooded top with a yellow and blue line on the sleeve and black tracksuit trousers and trainers.

Detectives say they are not connecting this incident with recent reports of indecent exposures in Ashford.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to phone DS Ian Watson on 01303 289088.

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