UPDATE: The man has since been identified and is helping police with their enquiries. His image has been removed per request of Hampshire Constabulary. 

POLICE are hunting for a man after a teenager was sexually assaulted in Southampton's biggest shopping centre.

At around 4.15pm on Tuesday, October 12, an 18-year-old woman was in Costa Coffee on the ground floor of Westquay shopping centre.

The victim was approached by a man unknown to her.

The man asked the woman for the time before grabbing her left breast and then stroking her hand.

The woman gave the man the time and moved away.

Now, police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary said: "Do you recognise the man in this image?

"We’re you in Costa Coffee on the ground floor of Westquay at around this time? Did you witness anything?

"Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101 or online at https://www.hampshire.police.uk/ quoting reference 44210410304.

"Alternatively people can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."