CCTV released following attempted sexual assault in Colne

Do you recognise this man? Credit: Police

Police have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak following an attempted sexual assault in Colne.

A 17-year-old boy was walking along Albert Road at around 8.15pm on January 8th, when he was approached by another man.

The man engaged the boy in conversation, making suggestive remarks, before pulling him into a side street and attempting to pull the boy’s trousers down. Fortunately, the boy managed to free himself before running off.

Police are now appealing for anybody who recognises a man captured on CCTV to come forward.

Do you know this man? Police would like to speak to him following an attempted sexual assault in Colne. Credit: Police

Anybody with any information can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at