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Appeal re Scarborough Sexual Assault

January 30, 2020 Appeals

Appeal re Scarborough Sexual Assault

Police investigating a sexual assault in Scarborough are appealing for information about the incident.

It happened on Aberdeen Walk , Scarborough between 8am and 8.15am yesterday (29 January).

A man approached a young woman who was sitting on a bench near the British Heart Foundation bus stop.

He squatted down in front of her, rubbing her thighs with his hands, whilst commenting on her appearance.

A male in his 20s was arrested and later released under investigation.

Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, we are appealing for information from people who witnessed the incident and can describe or identify the man responsible.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Dom Lee. You can also email

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12200016236.

Contact details:

Nick Durkin – #1287 | 31287

Incident reference:



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