Saturday, 6 September 2014

Police Appeal For Information After Sexual Assault In Brookside

West Mercia Police is appealing for information after a sexual assault in Telford between 2am and 4am this morning (Saturday 6th September).

A woman in her 20s was walking along Brookside Avenue, Brookside, when she was sexually assaulted by an unknown man who pushed her and touched her inappropriately.

The man is described as white, in his 20s, approximately 5’9" tall, of moderate build, with short dark hair and an accent local to Telford.

DS Jeremy Gardner said: "We would like to stress that incidents of this nature are rare in the area but this was clearly very distressing for the woman involved.

"We are urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident or seen a man matching the description in the area at the time to contact police."

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 0324S of 6/9/14. Alternatively, you can give information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org