21st May, 2019

Woman sexually assaulted as she was walking home in Worcester

Joshua Godfrey 10th Jul, 2017 Updated: 11th Jul, 2017

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted as she was walking home in the early hours of Sunday, July 2 in Worcester.

It happened between 1am and 1.45am on Bath Road when the woman in her 40s was making her way home from town.

As she was walking a man on a bike approached her from behind. As he got closer, the man grabbed her inappropriately and attempted to pull her towards him.

He then rode off towards the Anchor public house on Diglis Road, where he was later seen outside.

The suspect is believed to be a white man in his early 20s, approximately 5ft 10ins tall and a medium build.

He had short fair hair and was clean shaven, wearing a hooded tracksuit top and was riding a mountain bike.

Investigating officers from West Mercia Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may know who this man is.

Anyone with information is urged to call police 101 quoting incident number 440S of Sunday,  July 2.

Alternatively, information can be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.

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