THE sexual assault on two six-year-old girls at Windsor's Legoland theme park was at the centre of a powerful police appeal on the BBC's Crimewatch programme on Monday. 

Already officers are reporting a number of calls from members of the public that are being followed up.

The offence happened during the summer holidays at Castaway Camp on the Pirate Shores attraction at the famous theme park in Winkfield Road between about 12.15pm and 12.30pm on Thursday, August 11.

The offender touched two six-year-old girls inappropriately while they were playing inside one of the towers.

The incident is believed to have lasted about two minutes.

The offender was also seen talking to other children and offering to help lift them onto play equipment.

The offender, who is not known to the victims, is a white man, in his teens or early twenties, possibly under 5ft 8ins. He was wearing dark-coloured slim fitting trousers, a dark-coloured T-shirt and trainers.

Crimewatch viewers saw a newly prepared E-fit of the offender.

Investigating officer, Detective Chief Inspector Andy Howard of the Child Abuse Investigation Unit, said: “The offender may have travelled to Legoland Windsor on the day of the offence with others; either his own family or with friends. However at the time of the offence he was described as being alone.

“This man is somebody’s son, and he could be somebody’s father, partner or brother. Someone will know who he is and I would urge you to come forward with information."

You can call police on 101 quoting reference number 705 (12/08) or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Chief Inspector Howard is also asking people at Legoland that day to check any photographs they may have taken to see if the man is in the background of any of them. They can then be emailed to OperationLoyal@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk

About 14,200 people attended the theme park on August 11.

A 22-year-old man from Bracknell previously arrested in connection with the investigation and later rebailed has now been released without charge.