Police linking three sexual assaults in Stockport

Police linking three sexual assaults in Stockport

Police are appealing for information after three women were sexually assaulted in Stockport.

Officers are investigating three separate incidents in which women were sexually assaulted as they walked along the alleyway to the rear of Stockport County FC, leading from Moscow Road East to Booth Street, Edgeley.

Police are treating the incidents as linked.

Shortly before 5.15pm on Friday 1 February 2019, a woman in her 40s was approached by a young man who began talking to her before he sexually assaulted her.

Around 4.05pm on Tuesday 4 June 2019 a woman in her 40s was sexually assaulted, and on Monday 17 June, around 11.25am, a woman in her 30s was sexually assaulted at the same location.

The offender is described as a white teenager, aged around 16-18 with short light-brown hair. In the latest reported incident, he was described as wearing a dark-green hooded top, blue Nike bottoms and black trainers with a white sole.

Police Constable Steve Webster, of GMP’s Stockport district, said:

We have been carrying out enquiries to trace the individual responsible and we are now appealing for the public’s help.

Police Constable Steve Webster
  • Anyone with any information about the assault should contact police on 0161 856 5902 quoting reference number 761 of 17/06/19.

  • Information can be passed on anonymously by calling the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.