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Police in Chester appeal for witnesses after woman was touched inappropriately

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Friday, Jul 13th, 2018.

Police in Chester are urging witnesses to come forward after a woman was touched inappropriately.

The 40-year-old victim was walking along Bache Drive in Upton at around 11.50am on Wednesday 11 July when a man caught up with her from behind.

He then touched the local woman inappropriately before running off along Ellesmere Avenue.

The man is described as white, in his early 20s and around 5’ 9” tall. He was of slim build, had short blonde hair and was wearing a short sleeve pink/red T-shirt, knee-length beige shorts and light coloured trainers.

Cheshire Constabulary is urging anyone who witnessed the incident, thinks they saw the man in the area or may know who he is to get in touch.

Police Constable Greg Watts said:

“The incident has left the victim extremely shaken up and we are determined to find out who the man is and make him face the consequences of his actions.

Enquiries are ongoing and I appeal to anyone who thinks they have information that may help with our investigation, no matter how small, to come forward.

If you witnessed the incident, saw the man fleeing or think you saw him in the area please call police on 101, quoting incident number 120442, give us the details via cheshire.police.uk/contact/general-enquiries or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

We are also keen to hear from anyone who believes they may know who the man is or have dashcam footage of him.”

To submit dashcam footage go online at www.cheshire.police.uk/advice-and-support/roads-and-vehicle-safety/submit-dashcam-footage.

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