Woman ‘badly shaken’ after being assaulted in March at 10pm on Sunday after man came up to her and patted her on the bottom

Police hunt man who assaulted woman in March

Police hunt man who assaulted woman in March - Credit: Archant

A man who assaulted a woman by patting her on the bottom in March on Sunday night is being hunted by police.

The victim screamed and the man ran away.

PC Phil Richardson said: “The victim was badly shaken and I would urge anyone who may have seen the incident happen to get in touch.”

Police are appealing for information following the assault.

The incident took place in Station Road at around 10pm on Sunday, when a woman in her 40s was followed by a man who then assaulted her by patting her bottom.

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The suspect is aged in his late teens to early 20s, 5’7” to 5’8” and thin. He was wearing a white hooded tracksuit and described as having a local accent.

Anyone with information should call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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