Appeal for witnesses following sexual assault in Milton Keynes

    Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following an incident of sexual assault in Milton Keynes.

    At a time between 6:10 and 6:30pm on Tuesday (12/2), the victim, a woman in her twenties, was running along a footpath that along H4 Dansteed Way, between the turnings for Crownhill Crematorium and Hendrix Drive.

    The offender then cycled past her and made eye contact with her. Moments later the victim was slapped on the bottom with a considerable amount of force, causing pain. She was then pushed but stayed on her feet.

    The offender then cycled away in the direction of V3 and Grange Farm.

    The offender is described as a black man, aged approximately 16 to 18 years old, around 5ft 9ins tall and average build. He had short black hair and was dressed in a dark hooded top with the hood up and matching tracksuit bottoms. He also had a dark beard and was riding a silver mountain bicycle.

    Investigating Officer, PC Oliver Harrison, of Milton Keynes Response Team, says, “We are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward and help us with our enquiries.

    “This incident happened in a public area at a time where it could have been witnessed by a number of people.

    “If anyone believes they have any information which could help us, please get in touch by calling 101 and quoting 43190046102.”

    Reports can be made online here or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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