Serious sexual assault on Bootham: CCTV images released

The CCTV pictures released by North Yorkshire Police
27 Sep 2017 @ 5.21 pm
| Crime, News

Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in York have released two CCTV images as part of their ongoing appeal for witnesses.

The incident occurred in the Bootham and Marygate area at around 10pm on Sunday (September 24).

The victim, a local woman, is receiving specialist support while enquiries continue.

Officers are appealing for potential witnesses to come forward who possibly recall suspicious behaviour while walking past the Marygate Tower between 9.20pm and 9.50pm on Sunday.

Shop footage

A police officer on Bootham next to the area cordoned off by tape on Monday. Photographs: Richard McDougall

In particular, they want to identify and trace the man in the CCTV images to assist with enquiries. The footage was taken in a nearby shop.

If you can help can help identify the man or have information to support the investigation, please call North Yorkshire Police.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for the York Serious Crime Team
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Quote reference number 12170171726

Two local men arrested in connection with the investigation have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.