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Police appeal for witnesses to Margate sexual assault

Kent police are looking for witnesses after a woman was indecently touched by a man whilst walking on Cumberland Road in Margate.

The incident happened between 8:45pm and 10:15 pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019. No arrests have been made at present, with the police looking for a suspect described as white and aged between 18 and 25.

Cumberland Road in Margate, where the incident took place.

He is reportedly around 5ft 5ins tall, has a slim build and was wearing a hooded top with white around the hood and dark bottoms.

Kent Polices investigating officer for the case – Police constable Tremayne Law, said: “Although this incident happened at night, we believe there were several members of the public in the area who may have information that can help with our enquiries.

“It may not have been obvious that an offence had taken place however any information, no matter how small it may seem, could be of huge assistance to our investigation.”

Anyone with information is urged to call the police on 01843 222289, quoting 46/226353/19.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at