A woman was assaulted while on a Saturday afternoon cycle ride in York.

The incident happened on Low Ousegate between 2.30pm and 3pm on Saturday (November 4). It involved the victim, a female cyclist aged in her late 40s, and an unknown male suspect.

Police are appealing for witnesses. In particular, they want any information to help identify the man.

He is described as a white, aged between 20-30 years of age, approximately 5ft 9in tall with short spiked hair. He was wearing a grey jumper.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and ask for the Force Control Room
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email the police here
Quote reference number NYP-05112017-0246