Met Police detectives have released an image of a man they believe groped an 11-year-old girl at the world-famous Hamleys toy store in Regent Street. The girl was indecently assaulted at the seven-storey store during as families watched a magic show.
The victim was in the 250-year-old toy store on the afternoon of Sunday, 8 November when between 4pm and 4.30pm the family stopped to watch a magic show. The suspect then approached the girl and indecently assaulted her before leaving the store.
He is described as a white male aged in his late 30s or early 40s, of thin build, with light brown hair and glasses. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a mauve shirt, dark jacket and black trousers.
Officers from the Sexual Offences Exploitation & Child Abuse Team continue to investigate. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the man pictured is urged to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously quoting CRIS reference: 6548974/15.
It moved to Regent Street in 1831 and customers include royalty as well as the rich and famous. It was granted a royal warrant in 1938 when Queen Mary, consort of King George V, bestowed it the honour.