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CCTV appeal after store 'groping'
6:20pm Tuesday 23rd October 2012 in News
DETECTIVES want to speak to this man in connection with an incident in which a woman was groped in a town centre shop.
The 42-year-old woman was browsing in an aisle of Home Bargains in the Hardshaw Centre when she was touched inappropriately.
The incident, which lasted just a few seconds, left the victim shocked, but she managed to alert staff, who called the police.
The offender left the store and the area before officers arrived.
Police are treating the incident as sexual assault and have launched an investigation.
They are keen to identify and speak to the man in the CCTV image.
Anyone who knows him is asked to call St Helens CID on 0151 777 6061 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.