A 15-YEAR-OLD girl was attacked in an “unprovoked” assault while walking near a churchyard.

The teenager was walking north along Arundel Road in Angmering, near the recreation ground, at about 3pm on Saturday, June 4.

She was approached by a man who assaulted her, police said.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about the assault.

The suspect is in his 30s with stubbly or shaved hair. He was wearing a green t-shirt and blue jeans.

“Enquiries are ongoing and officers investigating the assault would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened or who may have witnessed a man behaving suspiciously in the area near the churchyard,” a police spokesman said.

“Anyone with information that could support the investigation is asked to contact police online or by calling 101, quoting serial 984 of 04/06.

“Alternatively, information can be reported anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.