Man Sexually Assaulted In Bristol

Police are appealing for information after a man was sexually assaulted in Bedminster.

The incident occurred at around 4pm on last Tuesday, 16 March.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was using the public toilets in East Street when he was approached by a man and sexually assaulted.

Police said the offender then ran off from the toilets and the victim called the police.

The suspect is described as a white man with a Mediterranean appearance.

"He was around 6 feet tall, 40-50-years-old, had a chubby build and slight goatee beard. He was wearing a black woolly hat, a black zip-up coat, dark blue jeans with square patches on and a brown belt," a police spokesman said.

An investigation has begun and police say they would like to hear from anyone who can identify the suspect or saw him acting suspiciously in the area at the time of the incident.


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