Police Appeak for Witnesses to Hammersmith Assault

13 year-old attacked in Leamore Street, W6

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Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a young girl was assaulted in Hammersmith.

The victim, who is 13 years old was walking along Leamore Street, at the rear of The Kings Mall, on the evening of Tuesday May 4 around 6.30pm when she was assaulted.  A member of the public intervened and disturbed the suspect who fled the scene.  

The suspect is described as a white male, between 20 and 25 years of age, of thin build, and approximately five feet five inches to five feet 10 inches tall.

The police would like to appeal in particular to the member of the public who intervened and prevented the attack to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Justin Downes based in the CID at Hammersmith Police Station on 0208 246 2505; or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

May 13, 2010