Images released after assault on jogger in Hove Park

Images have been released of a man police would like to speak to in connection with an assault in Hove Park on April 21 (Tuesday).

Officers said a woman in her thirties was jogging at the Goldstone Crescent side of the park, near Woodruff Avenue, at around 8am, when a man slapped her on her lower back before making off on his bicycle.

The woman was unhurt but shocked and upset.

The suspect is described as of East Asian appearance, estimated between the ages 14 and 15, wearing glasses, a black hoody with a pattern on the front and tracksuit bottoms.

PC Andy Trotter said:

“If you recognise this young man or if you have been approached by him recently in or near the Park, please contact us is either online or by calling us on 101, quoting serial 265 of 21/04.”

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