Appeal after teenager assaulted in Hertfordshire

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Marshall via the Hertfordshire Constabulary Credit: PA

Officers are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted in Letchworth.

It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning (October 21) when the victim, an 18 year old woman, was walking past Wyvale Garden Centre, on Hitchin Road and attacked by a man.

The victim managed to fight the man off and ran down the road, flagging down a passing car. She didn't suffer any injuries.

Detective Constable Kate Marshall, who is investigating, said: “I am appealing for anyone who saw the incident or witnessed a man walking along in the area around the time stated to get in touch, as you may have information that could assist our investigation.”

The offender is described as being;

  • White man with slightly tanned skin and in his 40s
  • Around six ft tall
  • Dark, short hair slightly swept back
  • Wearing a grey turtle neck jumper, ripped wash faded jeans.