York sexual assault

Police officers have returned to the scene of a serious sexual assault in York, one week after it allegedly took place.

Tyne Tees

Officers return to scene of sexual assault

Police officers have returned to the scene of a serious sexual assault in York, one week after it allegedly took place.

The alleged incident took place on Garden Street in The Groves at 5pm on 13th June.

"As well as potential witnesses to the incident itself, we need to know about any suspicious or unusual behaviour.

"Someone will have seen the man responsible as this a busy area and I urge people to cast their minds back to that afternoon if you were in The Groves.

"You may have seen the man as he left the area of the attack, so please don't just focus on Garden Street."

– Detective Inspector Andrea Kell

Leaflets have been distributed to nearby houses and to students at York St John University to help the appeal.

Police are looking for a man who fits the following description:

  • White
  • Late 30s, early 40s
  • Mid-brown hair
  • Beard
  • Pockmarked skin above the beard