POLICE are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted.
The victim was walking in Spout Lane, near to the subway to Washington village, when she was approached by a man at about 2am on Saturday. After walking away from the man he ran after her and pushed her to the ground before touching her inappropriately.
She screamed and the offender ran off.
The woman suffered minor injuries during the attack and was left extremely shaken.
The suspect is described as being white, possibly aged in his late 20s, around 6ft tall and slim.
He had short brown hair and was wearing a dark hooded top with a T-shirt underneath.
During the attack the victim has bitten the offender’s hand, possibly causing an injury.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.