Woman grabbed in Houghton early morning sex attack – police hunting two men

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TWO men are being hunted after a woman was subjected to a sexual assault.

The attack happened at 12.34am yesterday, when the 22-year-old woman was walking along Station Road in Houghton.

She was approached by the pair and one grabbed her arms while the other touched her inappropriately over her clothing.

One of the offenders is described as having fair hair and wearing light coloured chino style trousers and a blue top.

Police are carrying out inquiries in the area and are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone who was in the pubs in Houghton town centre yesterday evening and may recognise the man from the description is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 99 of 08/03/15 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.