Cops hunt Peterlee pervert after attack on 51-year-old woman

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POLICE are hunting a youth who indecently assaulted a woman.

The 51-year-old was approached by a teenager asking the time, but before she could answer he made a sexual suggestion. He followed her and carried out the indecent assault before running off.

The woman was left shaken by the incident, which happened in Nesbit Road, Peterlee, just after 8pm on Tuesday.

Officers believe the attacker may have made a remark to a second woman who was walking from the Hovingham Close area.

He was aged about 16 or 17, 5ft 6ins tall skinny with dark cropped hair, blue hooded top and light-grey tracksuit bottoms.

Contact Peterlee CID on tel. 0345 6060 365.