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Teenage Woman Sexually Assaulted in Andover

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Andover Police Appeal for Witnesses to Arson AttackHampshire Police are appealing for information after an 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Andover.

It took place between midnight and 1am on Saturday 18 March, as the 18-year-old victim walked home.

She noticed she was being followed by a man she did not know, as she walked along River Way.

The man then approached her and spoke to her. He then tried to kiss her and pushed her to the ground.

An unknown woman then came to the aid of the victim and the man ran off. The woman then walked the victim back to her home address.

The man is described as:


-5ft 8-9ins tall

-Skinny build

-19-20 years of age

-Short brown hair, scruffy on top


-Northern accent

-Wearing blue/black skinny jeans, black trainers and a grey jumper with a red motif on the front.

Andover Advertising with Andover & VillagesDetective Constable Matt Dennis, of Aldershot CID, said: “This is a rare occurrence and we are keen to speak to anyone who has any information about what happened.

“Did you see anything suspicious? Did you see a man matching the above description?

“We would also like to identify and speak to the woman who came to the aid of the victim. She might hold information that could assist our investigation.”

Anyone with information should contact DC Dennis, at Aldershot CID, on 101, quoting 44170101231.

Alternatively, people can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.