A TEENAGE girl was 'inappropriately touched' by a man in his 20s in Cowes early this morning (Monday, May 23).

Police were called to Medina Road, near to the Floating Bridge, following reports of an incident which had at some point between 7.30am and 8am. 

Hampshire Constabulary confirmed that the girl, 13, was not seriously hurt and did not know the man.

A police spokesperson said: "An investigation is underway to establish exactly what happened and officers remain in the area to carry out enquiries."