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Appeal for information following alleged assault

Appeal for information following alleged assault

Published at 5:35pm 26th October 2015. (Updated at 5:42pm 26th October 2015)

Police are investigating claims that an 18-year-old woman has been sexually assaulted at Skipton Bus Station.

It allegedly happened in a shelter at 1.30am on Sunday.

The suspect is described as an Asian man aged 25 to 30, around 6ft 2in to 6ft 3in tall, with a thin build, a shaved head and particulary hairy hands.

He was wearing dark-coloured skinny jeans and a dark-coloured short sleeve T-shirt.

A member of the public, described as a thin Asian man aged 50 to 60, did approach the suspect and victim to intervene.

Police are urging this person to contact them as soon as possible, as they may have important information.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 12150189076.