E-fit released by detectives as they search for pint-carrying sex attacker

Detectives searching for a sex attacker who was carrying a pint glass as he assaulted a woman in the street have released an E-fit of a man they want to speak to.

Monday, 30th September 2019, 4:02 pm
Updated Monday, 30th September 2019, 6:02 pm
Durham Constabulary has issued this image as part of the inquiry.
Durham Constabulary has issued this image as part of the inquiry.

Officers from Durham Constabulary have released the E-fit image of a man they would like to trace in connection with a sexual assault which happened in the area of Easington Village.

The victim was walking a long Thorpe Road shortly before 10pm on Sunday, September 22, when she was approached by a man in his 20s who sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as white, around 5ft 10in tall, of average build with short dark hair.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Police are investigating a report a woman was sexually assaulted on Thope Road. Image copyright Google Maps.

He was wearing a red zipped tracksuit top, dark tracksuit bottoms, dark trainers and was carrying a pint glass.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference number 109 of September 23 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.