Witnesses are being urged to come forward following a report of a sexual assault in Canterbury.

At around 6.20pm on Wednesday 4 May 2022, a woman was reportedly approached by a man on a path between Merton Lane North and Stuppington Lane before he made abusive comments and sexually assaulted her.

Electric bicycle

The man is said to have then left the scene on a bicycle, possibly an electric bicycle.

The suspect is described as white, around five feet, eight inches tall and was in his early 20s. He was reportedly wearing a dark blue hooded jumper, black trousers and a bandana.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing and officers would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time and saw anything suspicious, or who has dashcam or domestic CCTV which might assist enquiries.

Officers are particularly keen to speak to a man seen walking his dog in the area around the time that the offence was reported.

Anyone with information is urged to call Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 46/84531/22.

You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form.

By Ed

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