Sexual assault in Newcastle

14 Mar 2015 10:52 AM

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Police are appealing for information after a sexual assault in Newcastle.

At 6:55am on Wednesday, March 11, a 41-year-old woman was walking along Leazes Terrace, towards Leazes Park, when she was approached by a man who touched her inappropriately.

The woman screamed and the man then ran off from the scene in the direction of St James' Park, past Strawberry Place and towards Barrack Road.

The man is described as being white, in his early 20s, around 5ft 4ins tall and of slim build. He was wearing a black beanie hat and a dark waterproof style jacket. He was wearing dark tracksuit bottoms with two orange stripes down the legs and dark footwear.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 152 11/03/15.