Police are appealing for information following an incident close to St Aidan’s Drive in Middlesbrough.
An 18-year-old woman was making her way along an alley way close to St Aidan’s Drive when she was approached by a man who sexually assaulted her. He then made off heading over Borough Road towards the Diamond Road area.
The incident happened at around 8.40pm on Friday 21st December. Due to the time of the incident, police believe that somebody may have seen the man.
The suspect is described as a white male, between 5ft 7” and 6ft tall and he was wearing a light coloured hooded top.
Investigating officer, DC Kevin Appleby said: “We are doing everything possible to trace this man. We would urge anyone with information to come forward and speak to police.”
Anyone with information or anyone who may have seen a man matching the description is asked to contact DC Kevin Appleby of Middlesbrough CID on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.