Appeal after assault near Errwood Reservoir, Buxton
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Officers investigating an alleged assault on Wednesday, June 5, near Errwood Reservoir, Buxton, are appealing for information.
An 18-year-old woman, who was walking with her dog off Goyt’s Lane, off Long Hill and close to the reservoir, was tripped over by a man walking in the opposite direction at around 1pm.
The woman was unhurt and made her way back to her car before reporting the matter to officers.
The man is described as white, aged around 35 to 45 years old and of large build. He was of large build, was unshaven and had an unkempt appearance. He was wearing dark grey jogging bottoms, a mustard coloured coat and black trainers – he was also wearing glasses and a black beanie.
PC Duncan Smith, who is investigating the incident, said: “We are treating this as an isolated incident and we are keen to speak the man described.
“We are also very keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time, particularly if they had dashcams fitted in their vehicle that may be able to provide information useful to the investigation.”
Anyone with any information that can help officers with their enquiries should get in contact immediately, either directly with the force, or via Crimestoppers.
In any correspondence please include reference 19000289435.
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