Appeal: Assault, Dewsbury Road, Wakefield

Friday 4th October 2019,

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which occurred on Dewsbury Road in Wakefield on 29th September 2019 in the early hours of the morning.

At around 1.20am, a lone 18 year old woman was walking along the road close to the petrol station, when she was attacked by an unknown man who attempted to drag her into open land nearby.

Her attacker who is described as white male, around 5’10’’ tall,  wearing a grey hoody, with his face covered up to his eyes was disrupted by a passing vehicle sounding its horn.

Officers are keen to hear from the driver of the car, who may be able to assist in their investigations.

CCTV enquiries are currently ongoing.

Anyone with information as to the individual responsible or any witnesses to the incident itself are asked to contact the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 13190500457.

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