Sexual assault in Sherburn-in-Elmet

Police are appealing for witnesses and information about an alleged sexual assault in Sherburn-in-Elmet.

Friday, 14th May 2021, 9:20 am
Police continue to search for the other man following the incident in Harrogate

A spokesman for the North Yorkshire force said the incident happened on Garden Lane at about 9am on Tuesday May 11, and involved a male suspect ‘inappropriately touching’ a teenage girl.

“We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident,” said the spokesman.

“The suspect is believed to have been wearing black mesh trainers – no further description is known.”

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Anyone with information that could help the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 749, David Clark. People can also email [email protected]

Anyone who wishes to remain anonymous, can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210115629.