Man charged with over 20 sexual assaults in Brighton

Constantin Barbutu has been charged after 24 female victims reported to police they were grabbed or touched by a man on a bike.

Sussex Police received 24 reports from women stating they were grabbed or touched from behind, or had sexual gestures made towards them by a man riding a bicycle.

The incidents happened across the town from New Church Road in Hove to Madeira Drive in Kemp Town.

Most of the offences happened during the hours of darkness ranging from early evening through to 3am.