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Efit issued after man in dark blue Astra made sexual advances to woman in Acomb, York

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Police in York are appealing for witnesses and information about a man in a dark blue Vauxhall Astra who made sexual advances towards a member of the public in Acomb, York.

It happened on Tennent Road, Acomb, at approximately 10am on Tuesday 28 March 2017.

The suspect asked the woman where she was going, to which she replied, home. The suspect then demanded that the victim get inside his car and stated that he wanted sex. The victim them ran off into an alleyway off Tennent Road but the man in the vehicle found her and approached her again.

The victim ran away again and approached a member of the public for help. It was at this point the suspect drove off.

We are conducting enquiries and are requesting the public’s assistance to help determine the full circumstances surrounding the incident. In particular, we are appealing for information about the suspect, the dark blue Vauxhall Astra and any witnesses to the incident.

The suspect is described as aged in his 30s with stocky shoulders, of medium build with olive skin and facial stubble. He was wearing a black t-shirt with writing on and had a dark coloured cap in army colours. He had a Yorkshire accent. An efit has been created:

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact the police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Amanda Popely. You can also email amanda.popely@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12170052040.

Contact details:
Amanda Popely - #0063
amanda.popely@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 30063
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Last modified: October 17, 2018