Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary have arrested a man for impersonating a police officer near Gosport Ferry terminal.

Police received a report at around 3.30am this morning (11 July) that a man approached members of the public on the High Street and near the terminal, purporting to be a police officer and making demands of members of the public.

He also reportedly grabbed a woman by the throat, and a man reported being inappropriately touched on the buttocks by the same individual.

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police constable, common assault and sexual assault.

He remains in custody at this time.

Were you approached, stopped, or searched by a man purporting to be a police officer in this area at this time, or did you have any interactions with this man?

We would urge anyone with information about this incident, or any concerns, to contact us on 101, quoting 44240292784. You can also submit information to us online here: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/