Basildon: Man arrested in connection with sexual assault
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Detectives investigating a sexual assault in Basildon are appealing for people who were there and saw something to come forward.
It was reported a teenage girl was approached by a man at Hollywood Bowl at the Festival Leisure Park at around 4.50pm on 28 August.
The man spoke to the girl before hugging her and kissing her on the cheek.
About 20 minutes later, as the girl was standing outside the main entrance to the cinema, the same man approached her, sat next to her, stroked her arm before grabbing her head and attempting to kiss her.
He then touched her inappropriately.
We believe there were other people who were there at the time who will have seen what happened.
The man has been described as about 5ft 9ins tall with black hair and wearing a black button-down shirt, smart black trousers, and smart black shoes.
A 33 year-old man from Dagenham has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and has since been released under investigation.
We need anyone who saw anything to call us.
If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.
Please quote incident 842 of 28 August.
You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.