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Indecent assault

17 Aug 2015 12:00 PM

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Police are appealing for information after an indecent assault in Sunderland.

It happened on Ryhope Road at 2.45am in the early hours of Saturday, August 8. The 22-year-old woman was walking along the street when an unknown man approached her and touched her inappropriately over her clothing before making off.

The offender is described as: a white man in his 60s, 5 feet 4" tall, with short grey hair. He was wearing jeans and a white coat.

Police are carrying out enquiries in the area and are appealing for information.

Anyone who recognises the man, or who has any information in relation to the assault, is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 257 of 08/08/15 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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