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Police appeal for witnesses after sexual assault on woman near Darlington train station
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a young woman was sexually assaulted near Darlington railway station.
The 22-year-old was walking along Parkgate next to the station on September 8 at about 7.15pm when she was approached by two youths on bikes who engaged her in conversation.
The youths then began touching her repeatedly in an inappropriate manner.
One of her assailants is described as in his mid- teens, about six feet tall, of slim build, with shaved brown hair.
He was wearing a black New York Yankee’s baseball cap, a green hooded jumper with Henley’s written in white on the front, tracksuit trousers and Adidas trainers.
He was riding a small black and white bike with grey writing on the frame.
His accomplice is described as teenage, with dark hair, 5ft 4in ft tall and of skinny build.
He was wearing grey tracksuit trousers, a dark tracksuit top and trainers and was riding a blue and red mountain bike.
Two youths have been arrested in connection with the offence and bailed pending further enquiries.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact PC Donna Guthrie on 01325 742269 or the non-emergency number 101.