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Teenager sexually assaulted while walking to school
5:25pm Friday 4th October 2013 in News
A teenage girl was sexually assaulted while walking to school in Colchester.
The girl had been walking along Queen Elizabeth Way on Tuesday, October 1 at about 8.30am when she was approached by a man.
He began speaking to her and then assaulted her in full view of passers-by.
After the assault she continued her walk to school and the man walked off.
The man is thought to be in his late teens or early 20s, white, and of slim build.
He is tanned and very tall, with a stud lip-piercing.
At the time of the offence he was wearing a cream and green coat, burgundy skinny jeans and a burgundy beanie hat.
Investigating officer, PC Roxanne Wicks, said: "This man carried out a strange and obscene act in front of people walking and driving past.
“With this in mind and together with the description provided, we are confident that someone would have seen this sexual assault.
“Indeed, the description is so good that someone must also know who this man is. We need to arrest him, but it’s going to be a partnership approach with the local community helping us.”
Anyone with information is should contact Colchester police station on 101.
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