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Girl aged 12 subjected to repeated sexual assault in Primark

A man walked behind the girl and groped her while she was looking at a clothing on the first floor, the man then followed her around the store when she went up to the second floor and she felt her skirt being lifted.

The girl called for help and he then reapproached her and attempted to sexually touch her again, Police have now issued an appeal after a girl aged 12 was repeatedly sexually assaulted in Primark.

Greater Manchester Police have released a photo of a man they want to speak to following the incident in Bury, Greater Manchester.

Cops say the girl aged just 12 was repeatedly sexually assaulted while she was in the store with a family member.

Despite the incident happening on September 11th at 4.30pm GMP have only today released details and appealed to members of the public for help.

Police say that a man walked behind the girl and groped her while she was looking at a clothing on the first floor, the man then followed her around the store when she went up to the second floor and she felt her skirt being lifted.

She turned around and noticed the man had a mobile phone in his hand, the girl ran to a member of staff for help.

He then approached and attempted to touch the girl again but he was challenged by a family member. The man became agitated and left by the entrance to the store.

Police have now released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident.

PC Stephen Raine of GMP’s Bury Division said: “This was a blatant and repeated sexual assault of a young girl when she was simply out shopping with family.

We are determined to find who has committed this offence.

“We would ask anyone who recognises the man in this picture, or has any information, to get in touch immediately.”

Anyone with information should call police on the dedicated number for the town centre officers, 0161 856 8181, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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