A WOMAN sleeping in a Worthing shop doorway was woken by a man intimately touching her.

The 32-year-old victim was awoken between 3 and 4am last Saturday (May 7) by the man who was sexually touching her over her clothing in Chapel Road in Worthing.

Detective constable Sebastian Day, of Sussex Police, said: "Some members of the public spoke to the woman offering her help after the incident and we would like to speak to them as they may have important information. She was also spoken to in the doorway of Store Twenty One earlier in the night and anyone who had contact with her may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police via email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 154 of May 7.