01/08/2016 Hartlepool

Appeal for Witnesses after a Woman was Sexually Assaulted in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a 20-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Hartlepool.

The incident occurred on Saturday 30th July at around 12:45am when the victim and a man left Yates Wine Lodge on Victoria Road and they made their way towards Middleton Grange Shopping Centre before he sexually assaulted her.

He is described as a white male, around 6 ft ” tall, of large build with a bald head and between 40-50-years-old. The man was wearing a dark top and jeans.

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