Woman assaulted on an Alvaston canal path

Posted on 19th January 2015

Detectives are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted on a canal path.

At around 8.30am on Monday, January 12, a 19-year-old-woman was walking along the canal path near to Haydock Park Road, Alvaston when she was approached by a man.

He touched her on the bottom before walking off.

She has described him as being in his late 20s with a tanned complexion. He is around 5ft 8ins tall and stocky. He wore a dark blue hat, dark blue jacket and grey tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone with information should call DC Sarah Parkin on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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