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Young woman is sexually assaulted on a canal path

Posted on 26th March 2015

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted on a canal path in Derby.

At around 6.30pm on Wednesday, March 25, the young woman was walking along the canal path behind Riverside Road, near to the David Lloyd gym.

She was approached from behind by a man who sexually assaulted her. She kicked him in the stomach and ran away.

He is described as white, in his early 40s and around 5ft 10ins tall. He is of average build and has short, dark hair. He smelt of alcohol and was wearing a black, long-sleeved hooded jacket with the hood up and dark blue jeans.

Anyone with information, or anyone who may have been approached by this man, should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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