Posted: Wed 3rd May 2017

Police launch hunt for attacker after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in Connah’s Quay

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

North Wales Police have launched a manhunt after a woman was attacked and subject to a serious sexual assault in Connah’s Quay on Monday afternoon.

The attack happened between 3pm and 5pm yesterday while the woman was walking along part of the coastal path which runs parallel to Dee View Road in Connahs Quay. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police say they are currently unable to provide any detailed description of the woman’s attacker but they are hoping to trace a potential witness who was seen in the area at the time. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The possible witness, a male was wearing a dark-coloured tracksuit and trainers, he is described as a white, medium build and around 19 years old with mid to dark brown curly hair (described as similar in styles to ‘curtains’) which is chin length. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Det Inspector Eryl Roberts at North Wales Police said:

We are supporting the victim through this very difficult time and for her, and for the local communities sake we are determined to identify and arrest this man as soon as possible. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

I’d appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw any suspicious person or behaviour, or indeed knows who may be responsible to contact the Police. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you can assist with this investigation please contact North Wales Police via the web live chat http://www.north-wales.police.uk/contact/chat-support.aspx. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Alternatively, phone Police on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote RC 1705 9066. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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