Thanet police are seeking witnesses to the alleged sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman in an alleyway.
The woman was searching for some lost property in Tippledore Lane, Broadstairs, near the Dane Court School end, when a man stopped to help her look.
He then suddenly held her against a wall and indecently assaulted her.
After the attack the man ran out of Tippledore Lane but it is not known if he went towards Dane Court School or the St Peter’s High Street.
The incident happened between 11pm and 11.45pm on Friday, June 16. The man is described as white, aged between 18 to 20 and about 5ft 10in tall. He is of skinny build with very short cropped hair. He was wearing a dark round-necked t-shirt, dark trousers and black men’s loafer style shoes.
Anyone who witnessed the assault, heard anything, or saw the man in the area about the time of the incident is asked to contact PC Shona Ross at Margate police station on 01843 222060.