Girl, 16, assaulted walking home

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A teenage girl was sexually assaulted in a St Leonards street.

The 16-year-old was walking home along Avondale Road between 9.30pm and 10pm on July 21 when she was approached by a man who sexually assaulted her over her clothing before she managed to push him away. She then ran off and it is thought that the offender made off towards Gillsmans Hill. The attacker is described as white, with a tanned appearance and facial stubble, about 30, 5’9 tall. He was dressed all in black and was wearing a woolly hat despite the warm temperature

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