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Jogger in York assaulted by two teens on bicycles

Last modified: 29 October 2020 at 05:52pm

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a sexual assault that occurred in York.

It happened near Melrosegate bridge between 6.15pm and 6.30pm on Wednesday 14 October 2020.

The victim, a female jogger, was running along Melrosegate when two males approached her from behind on bicycles and one of them slapped her on the bottom.

The males are believed to be around 14 years-old. One is described as white, with short, dark hair, tanned skin and was wearing a black jacket and grey tracksuit. The second is also described as white and was wearing similar clothing. Both headed off towards Nicholas Gardens.

We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is asked to email 000010@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk or contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.

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

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200180685.


Contact details:
PC 10 10 - #10
000010@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk | 101 ext 30010
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