Police appeal after sexual assault in Ravensthorpe

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Police are on the lookout for a man who groped and made lewd comments to a 45-year-old woman in Dewsbury.

The sexual assault happened at the junction of Gardens Terrace and Spen Valley Road in the Ravensthorpe area at about 1.10am on Saturday August 23.

After the incident the man fled from the scene along Gardens Terrace.

He is described as Asian, between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 7ins tall, of slim to medium build, with dark hair. He was wearing dark clothing and was carrying a white plastic bag.

Det Con David Lock, of Kirklees CID, said: “We would urge anyone who saw a man matching the suspect’s description in this area around the time of the offence to make contact. Information can be passed either to police directly by calling Kirklees CID on 101 or to independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”