Shortly after 2.45am on Tuesday 5 September 2017, police were called to reports of a sexual assault on Cromwell Road, Charlestown.
A 20-year-old woman was walking home from her friend’s house when she was approached from behind by a man who pushed her against some metal railings on Cromwell Bridge.
The offender then sexually assaulted the victim who managed to push him off before he subsequently fled in the direction of Great Cheetham Street.
The offender has been described as approximately 6ft, white, in his early 20s, of skinny build and wearing all black clothing including a North Face waterproof hooded jacket and trousers.
He also wore a black cap underneath his hood and black trainers.
Detective Inspector Damian Simpson from Pendleton’s CID team, said:
- Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or 0161 856 5360 quoting incident number 161 of 5 September 2017 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.