Appeal after woman is assaulted in Keynsham

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman was inappropriately touched in Keynsham.

A man slapped the victim’s bottom as she walked along a path between Charlton Road and Ashton Way car park.

The incident happened between 5.30pm and 5.45pm on Saturday 28th November.

The man is described as white, aged in his 20s, of medium build with brown hair and a short beard. He wore a grey hooded top.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who recognises the description of the man is asked to call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5220270531.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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