Appeal for CCTV and dashcam after woman sexually assaulted in Ilkeston
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Appeal for CCTV and dashcam after woman sexually assaulted near Swan Lake, Ilkeston.
Officers investigating the sexual assault of a woman on a road near Ilkeston are appealing for dashcam and CCTV footage to help with their enquiries.
The incident occurred at around 10.10pm on Thursday 9 September on Derby Road and saw a woman in her 20s grabbed and sexually assaulted by a man.
The woman managed to fight the man off and run away.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on police bail as enquiries continue.
Officers have been following several lines of enquiry since the incident and are re-appealing for CCTV or dashcam footage between High Lane East and the Ilkeston Bowl bowling alley between 9.30pm on the Thursday and 1.30am the following day.
Inspector Ed Browne, who leads the policing team in Ilkeston, said: “Over recent weeks detectives have been following a number of lines of enquiry into this incident.
“Understandably the incident has caused concern in the community and there have been regular patrols conducted since it took place.
“I would urge anyone with any information, in particular those with CCTV or dashcam footage, to come forward in confidence.”
Anyone with information can contact the force in confidence using any of the below methods, including reference 21*525259:
Facebook – send us a private message to /DerbyshireConstabulary
Twitter – direct message our contact centre on @DerPolContact