POLICE in Scarborough are appealing for a woman to come forward who came to the aid of a teenage girl at around 5.45am on Sunday.
The girl was in a distressed state in the town centre when the woman came to her assistance.
She took the girl and her friend to her home address, which is believed to be in the vicinity of Castle Road.
They were later given a lift home in a silver vehicle.
Police are investigating a sexual assault against the girl which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning in an alleyway off Huntriss Row.
The woman who came to her assistance could have vital information which could help the police investigation and it is extremely important that she comes forward and speaks to police officers.
If you are that good Samaritan, contact Scarborough CID as soon as possible on 0845 60 60 247.
l A local, 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.