Officers mentioned the suspect, a white, bald man in his 40s, approached the girl from behind at about 2.40pm on Tuesday by the King’s Statue close to the seashore in Weymouth.
He lifted up the girl’s prime and touched her inappropriately on the underside, police mentioned. The man carried on strolling in the direction of the Jubilee Clock Tower, about 5 minutes away on foot.
The suspect was carrying a blue T-shirt and pushing both a pram or a wheelchair, police added.
Officers are combing via CCTV footage to get extra details about what occurred, and are additionally calling for witnesses to come back ahead.
Weymouth Police Constable Toby Norman mentioned: “This incident understandably left the sufferer feeling very distressed and we’re decided to determine the man accountable.
“We are finishing up a variety of enquiries, together with a trawl of CCTV footage within the space, and I’m urging anybody who witnessed what occurred to please come ahead.
“I’m notably eager to talk to a gaggle of three older ladies who I perceive had been strolling close to to the man on the time of the incident and are more likely to have seen what came about.”
Anyone with info is requested to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, by way of e-mail at [email protected] or by calling 101, quoting incidence quantity 55200115169.
Alternatively contact the impartial charity Crimestoppers anonymously on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org or name freephone 0800 555 111.