Fresh appeal for information a year on from ‘terrifying’ sexual assault

On January 1 2018, a woman in her 20s was in Miltons Walk, near Christs Pieces, Cambridge, at about

On January 1 2018, a woman in her 20s was in Miltons Walk, near Christs Pieces, Cambridge, at about 3am when a man approached her from behind and assaulted her. This image is taken from the CCTV footage. Picture: CAMBRIDGESHIRE POLICE. - Credit: Archant

Detectives investigating a “terrifying” sexual assault which saw a female victim bite the offender before members of the public intervened and scared the man off have launched a fresh appeal for information a year on.

On January 1 2018, a woman in her 20s was in Milton’s Walk, near Christ’s Pieces, Cambridge, at about 3am when a man approached her from behind and assaulted her.

A struggle took place, in which the victim bit the offender, before members of the public intervened and scared the man off.

CCTV footage of a man officers were keen to speak to in connection with the incident was released at the time.

Tthe man is described as white, under the age of 40, slim with dark hair.


You may also want to watch:


Detective Constable Lucy Bright said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim who was left incredibly distraught.

“She bravely fought back and is likely to have caused an injury to the attacker’s hand.

Most Read

“If you recognise the man pictured or know somebody who suffered a hand injury around the time I would urge you to get in touch.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call police on 101 quoting CF0000450118 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus