Man sought following an incident at Sheffield park

Police in Sheffield are asking for your help to identify a man who is reported to have verbally abused a child in a park.

At around 5.25pm on Thursday 27 June, it is reported that a 13-year-old girl and a 20-year-old woman were in the park off St Joseph’s Road, Handsworth, when an unknown man approached.

The man is understood to have become verbally abusive and aggressive towards the 13-year-old girl, causing significant distress.

Police are investigating this matter as a hate crime, as it is believed the man targeted the 13-year-old due to her disabilities.

The man is described as being white, about 26-years-old, around 6ft 5ins tall, of slim build. He is believed to have brown hair with an unkempt beard, tattoos on his arms and was wearing a grey cap.

He is believed to have left the park in a black Jeep-type vehicle.

Were you in the park that evening? Do you know who the man is?

Please call 101 quoting incident number 634 of 27 June 2019.


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