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News | Witnesses sought to sexual assaults in Ashford

Date Posted: 19th May 2018

Kent Police is appealing for information after two women were reportedly assaulted in Ashford.

It is alleged that a man inappropriately touched a woman whilst stood in Elwick Road at approximately 9.20am on Thursday 17th May and then did the same to a second woman outside a supermarket in New Street at around 10.30am.

Officers were called to New Street where a 31-year-old man of no fixed address was detained at around 10.40am.

The man arrested has been released on police bail until Tuesday 5th June 2018.

Officers would like to hear from any witnesses or anyone with information regarding these reports.

Anyone in the area at the time who has information should call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference ZY/026523/18 as soon as possible.

Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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