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Enquiries continue into sexual assault in Taunton

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We are seeking witnesses after a sexual assault in Taunton.

The victim, who is a child in her early-teens, was walking along Hamilton Road, near the junctions with Bridgwater Road and Ilminster Road, when it happened at approximately 10.15am on Thursday 20 April.

An unknown man walked up to her and inappropriately touched her. He was wearing a black hooded top and had the hood raised at the time.

The local neighbourhood team have been informed and subsequently carried out patrols in the area but the offender remains unidentified. CCTV and house-to-house enquiries have also been carried out.

If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5223091339, or complete our online appeals form.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.