Chubby-fingered mountain biker gropes woman in Sunderland

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A WOMAN was groped by a mountain biker while walking along a Sunderland street.

The 20-year-old victim was making her way along Raglan Row in Philadelphia when the offender rode to her left hand side and groped her before cycling off.

She was left shaken but unharmed by the incident.

Police are appealing for information after the incident, which happened at 2.55pm, on Wednesday March 5.

The man is described as white, in his late 40s, with grey hair and of chubby build with chubby fingers.

He was wearing a dark blue baseball cap, a navy blue waist length jacket and dark blue work trousers. He was carrying a blue backpack which had a Sunderland football club badge on it.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 708 05/03/14, or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.