Amended-E-fit released and appeal for witnesses in connection with sexual assault – Aylesbury
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Thames Valley Police is releasing an e-fit image and appealing for witnesses in connection with a sexual assault in Aylesbury.
The victim, a woman, saw a man who appeared to be unconscious on a bench in Vale Park at around 8.20pm on Monday (2/10).
She approached the man to rouse him, he awoke and dragged her to a nearby tree where he pinned her down and touched her inappropriately.
A member of public intervened and the offender made off towards the High Street in the direction of Tring Road roundabout.
The offender, depicted in the e-fit image, is described as Asian or Arabic, 40-years-old, over 6ft tall, of medium build and with a trimmed, black beard. He was wearing a black leather jacket and a black beanie hat.
Detective Sergeant Simon Nelmes, based at Aylesbury police station, said: “I understand this sexual assault may cause some concern but please be assured we are investigating it as a priority.
“I am appealing for anyone who recognises the individual depicted by this e-fit to please come forward.
“Anyone with information can contact police by making a report online or by calling 101, quoting reference 43230442936.
“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.”
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