Detectives are appealing for information following separate allegations of indecent exposure and a sexual assault in Maidstone.

The offences were reported to Kent Police on 30 June 2023 and are described as happening on consecutive days, in a wooded area between Sutton Road and Latter Road.

The first incident was during an afternoon in the middle of June, when a teenage girl and a boy were walking along a footpath. They encountered a man who is reported to have exposed himself and committed an indecent act in front of them.

It is alleged that on the following day the girl was sexually assaulted by the same suspect, in an area close to the scene of the first offence.

The man was described as having brown skin and was aged between 20 and 40. He had a muscular build, was around six feet tall, and was wearing blue jeans.


Detective Sergeant Matt Avery, of the West Kent Vulnerability Investigation Team, said: ‘Having recently received these reports we are working to establish the full circumstances and are appealing to anybody who may have seen anything suspicious, or a man of this description to contact us.

‘We are also urging residents and businesses in nearby areas, with private CCTV and doorbell cameras, and drivers with dashcam to check for any footage which may assist the investigation.’

Anyone with information should call Kent Police on 01622 604100, quoting reference 46/116520/23.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form on their website.

By Ed

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