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Witness appeal following sexual assault in York

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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information following a sexual assault by touching on a woman on Rougier Street, York.

The incident happened at 2am on Sunday 12 January 2020, when the 20 year old victim was standing with her friend on Rougier Street, York. A man approached her from behind by who sexually assaulted her by touching.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward. In particular, we are appealing for the female witness who approached the victim at the time of the incident to say she had seen the whole thing.

A 20 year old man from York was arrested in connection with the incident. He has been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Leila Scrowston . You can also email Lejli. Scrowston@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 12200006347

Date 28/01/2020

Contact details:
Lejli Scrowston - #1858
Lejli.Scrowston@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 01609643295
Incident reference:
12200006347
Last modified: January 28, 2020