E-fit released by detectives as they search for pint-carrying sex attacker

Detectives searching for a sex attacker who was carrying a pint glass as he assaulted a woman in the street have released an E-fit of a man they want to speak to.

Monday, 30th September 2019, 4:02 pm
Updated Monday, 30th September 2019, 5:02 pm
Durham Constabulary has issued this image as part of the inquiry.

Officers from Durham Constabulary have released the E-fit image of a man they would like to trace in connection with a sexual assault which happened in the area of Easington Village.

The victim was walking a long Thorpe Road shortly before 10pm on Sunday, September 22, when she was approached by a man in his 20s who sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as white, around 5ft 10in tall, of average build with short dark hair.

Police are investigating a report a woman was sexually assaulted on Thope Road. Image copyright Google Maps.

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He was wearing a red zipped tracksuit top, dark tracksuit bottoms, dark trainers and was carrying a pint glass.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference number 109 of September 23 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.