Crawley groping spree: police want to speak to this potential witness

Sussex Police would like to identify this man who may have information about several incidents which happened in Crawley. Picture: Sussex Police
Sussex Police would like to identify this man who may have information about several incidents which happened in Crawley. Picture: Sussex Police

Sussex Police want to speak to this man, who may know about a string of groping incidents in Crawley.

A force spokesman said officers had received six reports of a man touching women inappropriately between Monday (December 10) and Thursday (December 13) around the town centre and Tilgate area of Crawley.

Police described the man as white, around 6’ 2”, of slim build and he was wearing a dark coloured puffa jacket with a bright coloured pattern on the arms, black jeans and trainers.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Mark Buckley said: “We would like to speak to this man in the picture as he may have witnessed the assaults.

“If you are the man in this picture please make contact with us so we can see if you can aid our investigation.

“We are asking people to remain vigilant in the Crawley area and to report incidents of this matter to us without delay.

“We are increasing patrols within this area so do stop and talk to us if you have any information.

“Advice and support has been provided to the victims and we encourage any other victims to come forward to us.”

You can report information online or by calling 101 quoting 1212 of 11/12.