Appeal after woman attacked in Canterbury street
Police have released this efit after a woman was forced to
flee after being sexually assaulted in the street.
The 22-year-old local woman was walking along Stour Street,
Canterbury, at around 12.40am on Thursday November 22 when she was
approached by a man at the junction of Rosemary Lane.
He asked her for directions, but as she walked away
she noticed he was following her.
By the time she had reached Church Lane, the man had tried
grabbing her hand a number of times before he sexually assaulted
The victim managed to push him away before running to safety.
He was last seen heading back down Stour Street.
The suspect is described as Asian, aged 25-35, of medium
build, clean shaven, with short black hair. He was wearing a
striped, possibly chequered blue shirt, blue tie, dark trousers and
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Constable
Benjamin Howard at Kent Police on 101 quoting crime reference
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