Man sought in connection with assault on elderly lady in Houghton park

Do you recognise this man? Police are keen to speak to him in connection with an assault of an elderly lady in a Houghton park.
Do you recognise this man? Police are keen to speak to him in connection with an assault of an elderly lady in a Houghton park.
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Can you help police trace this man - sought by police investigating an attack on an elderly lady in a Houghton park?

Officers are investigating an assault that saw a 68-year-old woman pushed over have released an image of man they would like to trace.

The incident happened at 3.10pm on Saturday, May 28, in Rectory Park, in Houghton.

The woman was carrying out some volunteer work in the park, when a man pushed her over after she asked him not to pick flowers.

Officers are keen to trace the man pictured as it is believed he was in the park at the time and may be able to help police with their enquiries.

The man, or anyone who recognises him, is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 806 of 280516.