Police in Hartlepool are appealing for a Good Samaritan to come forward following an incident on the morning of Saturday 17th June, in the communal gardens at the Cenotaph on Victoria Road in Hartlepool, close to King John’s Tavern.
A vulnerable woman was sitting in the gardens between 9am and 10am, when she was approached by a man who made sexual remarks towards her, then touched her inappropriately.
The victim, who was left distressed and shaken, was taken over to Hartlepool Police Station by an unknown person to report the incident.
The officer investigating this case is hoping to trace this person as they may have information which could assist their enquiries. He is also appealing for anyone else who may have witnessed this incident to contact PC Andy Morrison on 101, quoting reference SE23117461.