Image Appeal: Sexual Assault, Riddlesden

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Police investigating a report of a sexual assault in Riddlesden have released an image of a male they would like to identify.

The incident is reported to have happened at around 4.40pm on Thursday, 21 March. 

The victim, a 17-year-old girl, was walking along Scott Lane towards Dunkirk Rise, when she was approached from behind and touched under her skirt.

She is now being supported by specially trained officers at the Bradford District Safeguarding Unit.

The suspect is described as white, about six feet tall and of slim to medium build.

He was said to have a pale and pasty complexion and a mole or a freckle on the left hand side of his face.

He was wearing a hooded top with a blue and white stripe and is said to have walked with big strides.

Detective Inspector Ian Cottrell, of the Bradford District Safeguarding Unit, said:

“We treat all reports of sexual assaults seriously and are keen to speak with anyone who may be able to identify this male.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bradford District Safeguarding Unit on 101, quoting crime reference 13190147918 or use

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


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