A 17-YEAR-OLD girl was sexually assaulted in Corfe Mullen, according to reports.
The teen was allegedly targeted some time between 4.45pm and 5pm on Thursday (September 14) while walking on a public footpath in woodland between Springdale Road and Corfe Lodge Road.
Dorset Police said she was approached by a man, who reportedly grabbed her and attempted to kiss her.
The victim said she was going to call the police and the man reportedly fled the scene in the direction of the Springdale Road car park.
He is described as white, aged in his early 20s and with dark curly hair. He was wearing a black hooded top with the hood down and dark blue jeans.
PC Christopher Windows, of Dorset Police, said: “We are carrying out a full investigation into this incident and I am keen to speak to any witnesses, or anyone with information that might assist our investigation.
“I would be particularly keen to speak to any motorists who were in the car park at the time and may have captured relevant dashcam footage.”
Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police via www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting incident number 55230146516. They can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.