Hooded man sought in York sex attacks investigation

Do you know him?
10 Oct 2017 @ 10.57 am
| Crime, News

Do you recognise this man?

Detectives in York are urging people to come forward with information after releasing these CCTV images of a sexual assault suspect.

Enquiries have been ongoing into two potentially linked incidents involving a man who allegedly sexually assaulted women who were walking alone.

One incident occurred in the Navigation Road area at around 12.30am on Tuesday, September 26.

The other happened in the Hull Road area between 12.03am and 1am on the same day.

Another view of the suspect

A 28-year-old local man was arrested in connection with both incidents on 27 September following the release of an e-fit description.

He was later released under investigation.

Following further enquiries, CCTV images of the suspect have been recovered by the investigation team who are appealing for people to come forward with any information that may assist the case.

If you can help, please contact North Yorkshire Police.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 01609 643279 and ask for the York Serious Crime Team
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12170172779

The suspect in the CCTV images is no longer being connected to a similar incident on a cycle track off James Street at around 8.50pm on Sunday 24 September 2017.

A 20-year-old man has appeared at York Magistrates’ Court today (Tuesday, October 10) charged with sexual assault.