Witness appeal following serious sexual assault

Alert message sent 28/01/2019 10:32:00

Information sent on behalf of Derbyshire Constabulary

We’re appealing for witnesses following a sexual assault in St Peter’s Street, Derby in the early hours of Saturday January 26.

We received a call at 5.25am that morning to report that a woman had been sexually assaulted by a man.

The man is described as black, 5ft 10ins tall and of slim build.  He had a short afro haircut, was around 25-years-old and was wearing a dark-coloured tracksuit.

The investigation is in its early stages and officers will remain in the area today carrying out enquiries.

Detective Inspector Graham Prince, said: “We are appealing for information from anyone who was in the St Peter’s Street area between 4.00am and 5.30am on Saturday January 26.  We would particularly like to hear from anyone who saw a man fitting the above description.

“We understand from initial enquiries that a man of this description was seen with a woman near to the entrance of Pure Gym during this time.

“If you have any information which may assist with our enquiries please do not hesitate to speak with one of our officers in the area today, or get in contact via one of the following methods.”

Please quote reference number 19*42597 in any correspondence.
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Carole Woodall (Police, Communications Administrator, Derbyshire)

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