Teenager assaulted in Winsford

A teenager has been assaulted in Cheshire.

The 16-year-old was walking along Whitby’s Lane in Winsford when he was approached by an unknown man.

The man then assaulted the teenager who managed to break free.

The offender then fled on a bike travelling in the direction of Oakview Academy.

He is described as white, 6ft tall, of a stocky build and aged around 19 to 24-years-old with brown hair and a thick long moustache.

He was wearing a black bubbly padded jacket with black pants and is believed to have had a black mountain bike.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area around the time of the incident and may have seen anything suspicious.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have captured dashcam footage is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 599655 or through the website https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/

Information can also be passed on to Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111 or through the website https://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/

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