CCTV images released in bid to trace sex assault suspect

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a woman in Hanley in November have issued two CCTV images in a bid to trace the suspect.

The woman was assaulted on Union Street at around 7pm on Monday 25 November.

Detective Inspector Lucy Maskew said: “We have obtained CCTV footage believed to show the suspect in the area at the time of the offence.

“I am hoping it might help any witnesses who may have seen this man in the vicinity.

“We are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who was driving or on foot in the Union Street area between 6.50pm and 7.25pm or anyone who may have been travelling on Waterloo Road between Hanley town centre and Adelaide Street between 7.15pm and 7.45pm. Anyone who may have dash cam footage is also asked to get in touch."

He is described as a black, approximately 5ft 3ins tall, of a slim build and aged in his late 20s/early 30s. He was riding a small white BMX bike.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, direct message us on Facebook or Twitter or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting incident number 211 of 25 November.

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