Appeal after sex assault in Dewsbury park

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A WOMAN was sexually assaulted in an incident in a Dewsbury park, detectives said today.

Officers said two men walked up to a 19-year-old woman who was sat with her friend on a bench near to the museum.

The men tried to speak to the victim but she told them to go away. As she got up to leave she was indecently touched by one of the men who then cycled away.

Police would like to speak to anyone who has information about the incident which took place between 7.20pm and 7.50pm in Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury, on Wednesday May 20.

Det Cons Sally Dale of the Kirklees Adult Safeguarding Unit, said: “We are appealing for witnesses to this offence and would like to speak to anyone who knows either of these men or who saw the incident take place.”

The first man is described as tanned, around 16-years-old, 5’1” tall, of slim build with short dark brown hair. He was wearing a blue and white top and jogging bottoms and was riding a BMX style bicycle.

The second suspect had paler skin and was 5’0” tall, with ginger hai. He was also wearing a white and blue top and riding a BMX style bike.

Neither of the men spoke English.

Anyone who has information should call the Kirklees Adult Safeguarding Unit on 101 or to ring the Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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