Police issue CCTV image after a 13-year-old girl is assaulted in Derby

Posted on 3rd December 2013

Police are appealing for information after a 13-year-old girl was assaulted in the Madeley Street area of Derby.

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The assault happened at about 9.30pm on Friday Nov 29 as the girl was walking home from a youth club on Normanton Road.

She and another girl had walked along Whitaker Street cut through on a path by the side of Arboretum Primary School and then onto Madeley Street. A man approached them from behind and grabbed the victim, putting his arms around her waist.

The girls screamed and the man ran off towards Rosehill Street.

The girls described the suspect as being about 5 feet 10 inches tall and of large build. He wore a hooded top, with the hood up, baggy jeans and trainers.

Police are asking anyone who was in the area at the time, or who recognises the man in the CCTV image, to contact them on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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