Woman sexually assaulted in York alleyway

Nicholas Street in York. Photograph © Google Street View
21 Aug 2018 @ 7.24 pm
| Crime, News

Police are hunting for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in York.

The incident occurred on Monday (August 13) between 11pm and 11.30pm.

The victim was walking along an alleyway between Nicholas Street and Milton Street when she was approached by a man unknown to her. The man inappropriately touched the woman before she was able to leave the scene.

Police have issued this description of the offender, who spoke with a local accent.

Have you seen him?

The suspect is…

around 6ft tall
of medium build
with a grey beard.

He was wearing

a dark blue or black T-shirt
and grey tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone who has information which may assist with this investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police – details below.

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

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Lucy Watson
Or call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email PC Watson here
Quote reference number 12180150883