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Police appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident of sexual touching in York.

A woman in her late teens was subjected to sexual touching when she was walking through York city centre between 3am and 3.40am on Tuesday December 11.

The teenager was approached by a man who took hold of her and touched her in an inappropriate manner.

The incident took place in Walmgate between Merchantgate and Percy’s Lane after the victim had become separated from her friends.

The man is described as a white male, around 6ft tall, medium build, aged between 20 and 30 years with dark spiky hair. He has been described as wearing a green coloured shirt with a dark coloured jacket over the top.