Police have issued an e-fit of a man they want to speak to about the sexual attack on a young mother.
The offender is a white man in his late forties, around 5ft 9ins tall, of a very slim build, with blonde balding hair and a very red face.
He was wearing a pale denim jacket and dark jogging bottoms.
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