Woman sexually assaulted in Scarborough

Police appeal

Police appeal

Police are investigating a sexual assault which occurred on Saturday June 11 near Peasholm Park.

The incident happened at around 6.30am when the victim, a woman in her 20s, was giving a man a lift.

The man is described as around 40 years of age, short brown-mousy coloured hair, around 5’ ”8-10” tall, proportionate build, wearing a light coloured t-shirt, denim jeans, black boots or shoes and a gold necklace.

The man had left a licenced premises on St Nicholas Street in Scarborough at approximately 3.40am and walked up Newborough and Westborough towards the railway station.

He had then walked through the town centre with the victim.

Anyone who can identify the man or who has any information to assist the investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.

Dial 101, press 2 and ask for DC 1670 Steve Monty or DS 1097 Steve Paxton, or e-mailStephen.monty@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk