Police launch witness appeal following Harrogate sexual assault
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North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a sexual assault that occurred in Harrogate.
It happened at a pizza takeaway shop on lower Station Parade in Harrogate at 2.30am on Saturday 29 July when a woman has been approached by a man who has offered her money for sex, tried to kiss her and has then sexually assaulted her by grabbing her over her clothing.
A man in his forties has been arrested in relation to the allegation of sexual assault and has been released on bail pending further police enquiries.
We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.
Officers would particularly like to speak with two men who were not involved but were in the pizza shop at the time the assault took place.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email [email protected]
You can also call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Michael Crawshaw.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230141013.