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Police appeal for witnesses after woman is sexually assaulted in Glossop

Posted on 28th May 2014

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted as she was walking home in Glossop.

The 18-year-old victim was walking in a church yard off Church Street, near the Duke of Norfolk school, when she was assaulted by a man.

The victim suffered serious facial injuries in the incident, which took place at about 3am on Monday, May 26, and was later treated at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

Police cordoned off parts of the area to assist with the investigation and want to hear from anyone who might have information in connection with the incident.

Detectives also want to speak to a man who was seen on Church Street South shortly before 3am the same morning. He was wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans and trainers.

Anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting incident 130 of May 26.

You can also call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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