Serious sexual assault on woman, 19, in York city centre

Walmgate in York. Photograph © Google Street View

A woman aged 19 was subjected to a serious sexual assault in York.

The incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday July 12 in the Walmgate area.

North Yorkshire Police originally released CCTV images of a man they wanted to speak to as they believe he could have important information that could assist the investigation.

Following those appeals the man has been identified. Officers thanked everyone who helped with the appeal.

Anyone who can help with this investigation should contact the police – details below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for York Serious Crime Team
Call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Or go to the Crimestoppers website
Email the York Serious Crime Team here
Quote reference number 12180125799