11/03/2016 Middlesbrough

29-Year-Old Woman Sexually Assaulted in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after a 29-year-old woman was sexually assaulted as she was walking along Durnsford Road in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 9th March between 5:20-5:30pm when the victim was approached by a man who asked her for the time and then sexually assaulted her.

The suspect then followed the victim onto Carisbrooke Avenue where he sexually assaulted her again.

The suspect is described as a white male, around 17-years-old and 5 foot 8” in height. He has a pale complexion and is of medium build with blond hair and blue eyes and was clean shaven. He was also wearing a black leather jacket.

The victim was left shaken but was unharmed.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact DC Louise Sproson on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.