Police appeal for witnesses to sexual assault

PUBLISHED: 09:57 25 January 2007 | UPDATED: 19:54 01 June 2010

OFFICERS are investigating a sexual assault which took place in Wisbech. A 17-year-old girl was walking along Weasenham Lane between 4.30pm and 5pm on Monday, January 8 when a man approached her. The man then sexually assaulted the girl before continuing

OFFICERS are investigating a sexual assault which took place in Wisbech.

A 17-year-old girl was walking along Weasenham Lane between 4.30pm and 5pm on Monday, January 8 when a man approached her. The man then sexually assaulted the girl before continuing to walk along Weasenham Lane.

The man is described as being around 5'6", fat with a scruffy appearance. He was in his early to mid 40s with short dark hair and a beard or moustache. He wore a dark red faded sweatshirt which was too small.

PC Julie Coales, who is investigating, said: "This was extremely distressing for the victim and I am appealing to anyone in the Weasenham Lane area of Wisbech to think back.

"Do you remember seeing a man fitting the description walking along the road on Monday, January 8?

"Any information could prove valuable to the investigation."

Anyone with any information should contact PC Coales on 0845 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111

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