Detectives investigating a sexual assault against a teenage girl have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with this enquiry.

It follows an incident on Wednesday June 27th at around 12.25pm when the teenage girl was walking home. She took a route along the footpath that joins onto St Marks Road from Stapleton Road train station when a man approached her.

He began to chat and flirt with her and asked for her phone number. When she refused he sexually assaulted her. As the victim ran away he began to shout abuse at her.

Officers investigating this crime describe the man they would like to speak to as black, around 5ft 6 to 5ft 7inches tall, of a skinny to normal build and approximately 17 years old.

He had afro style hair which was short and neat, brown eyes, and was wearing a white long sleeved shirt, smart black trousers which had a label or ID badge made of hard plastic attached to his left trouser pocket.

Anyone who witnessed this incident or who may be able to identify this man is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 69940/12. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. We never ask your name or trace you call

Source : Avon and Somerset Police