Sussex

Brighton and Hove cycling sex attacker assaults women

A hooded sex attacker on a bike is wanted in connection with a number of assaults on women.

Sixteen women have reported being grabbed or touched from behind, or had sexual gestures made towards them.

Several were stalked for several minutes before the attacks, which were reported across Brighton and Hove, between 29 December and 28 January.

Sussex Police has appealed for victims of similar assaults to contact the force.

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All but two of the assaults took place after dark, between early evening and 03:00 GMT.

The man has been described as white, with tanned skin, between 20 and 30 years old and of average build with dark hair.

He was reported as wearing a dark top with the hood up.