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Girl 11 indecently assaulted by man in a toy shop

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses after an 11-year-old girl was groped by a man in a toy shop.

Police are keen to identify and speak with the man seen in a CCTV image, released today (Monday, 15 February), in connection with this incident.

The victim was in Hamley’s toy store in Regent Street on the afternoon of Sunday, 8 November when at around 16:00hrs – 16:30hrs the family stopped to watch a magic show demonstration.

The suspect then approached the girl and indecently assaulted her before leaving the store.

He is described as a white male aged in his late 30s early 40s of thin build with light brown hair and glasses.

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a mauve shirt, dark jacket and black trousers. 

Officers from the Sexual Offences Exploitation & Child Abuse Team continue to investigate. 

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the man pictured is urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously quoting CRIS reference: 6548974/15.

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