A MAN has been charged with the attempted sexual assault of a girl in Bracknell. 

A teenage girl was walking in The Lexicon at midday on November 18 when she was approached by a man.

This man then attempted engage her in conversation before hugging and kissing her. 

Thames Valley Police launched an appeal for witnesses, while confirming this incident was not linked to a sexual assault on a woman in October. 

Mark Goddard, 57 of Maple Court, Bracknell, has been charged with one count of attempted sexual assault. 

He was bailed and appeared at Slough Magistrates Court on Saturday December 23.