Primark customers complain after reports of '˜suspicious' man grabbing women and touching them inappropriately in Northampton town centre

Police are hunting a man who has been grabbing women and touching them inappropriately in Northampton town centre.

Monday, 25th April 2016, 2:22 pm
Updated Monday, 25th April 2016, 6:24 pm
Did you witness a suspicious man in the Drapery on Sunday? NNL-160425-130112001

Officers at Northamptonshire Police are investigating reports of a man acting suspiciously in the Drapery just after midday yesterday (Sunday).

This came after Primark’s security officers alerted police that customers had complained about a man behaving in a suspicious manner in the store.

It appears the same man then went to the Drapery and approached a number of women, grabbing at them and touching them inappropriately.

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The offender is described as Asian, about 5ft 6in to 5ft 8in with a slim build and short, greying hair. He has prominent upper teeth and was wearing a dark jacket, grey trousers and grey shoes.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “Officers would like to hear from anybody who was approached in a similar way or any witnesses who were in the area at the time to contact police.”

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.