Cyclist 'squeazed girl's bottom'

POLICE in Bideford are appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old girl was assaulted in the town. The incident took place between 4pm and 5.30pm on Sunday, September 20 on Bideford Old Bridge. As the local victim was cycling along the bridge with her fr

POLICE in Bideford are appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old girl was assaulted in the town.

The incident took place between 4pm and 5.30pm on Sunday, September 20 on Bideford Old Bridge.

As the local victim was cycling along the bridge with her friend, also aged 11 years, a man riding another bike cycled past them and squeezed her bottom.

The suspect is described as being in his 30s with a dark brown fringe. He was riding a distinctive bicycle with orange wheel trims and was wearing a black helmet and lime green cycling gloves.


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Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police on 08452 777 444, quoting reference number CD/09/1782.

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