Two children ‘shaken’ after being inappropriately touched by man in Frome park

Police are hunting for a man who touched two children at a park over the Jubilee weekend.

The incident happened at Victoria Park in Frome at around 4pm on the Sunday, June 5.

Avon and Somerset police said the man ‘inappropriately touched two secondary school aged children.

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“The offender is described as a 6ft tall, white man with white hair and a British accent. He is thought to be between 50-65 years old and was wearing glasses,” a spokesperson for Avon and Somerset police said.

PC Vittoria Radaelli is the officer leading the search for the man.

“The victims have shown great strength in coming forward,” she said. “They are shaken but unharmed and we are offering them the support during this time. We are asking for the public’s help to identify this man or who may have witnessed anything so that he can be brought to justice. No child should be subjected to this kind of unwanted advances, and we encourage anyone with information to come forward.”

“If you saw anything, or have any information which could aid the investigation, please contact us. If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5222133548, or complete our online appeals form,” she added.

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