Groper attacked woman at bus stop in Heysham

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted as she sat at a bus stop in Morecambe.

The 26 year old victim was sitting at a bus stop on Fairfield Road in Heysham between 6pm and 11.15pm on November 19 when a man approached her.

He said hello then groped her breasts and tried to put his hand up her jumper.

The victim fought him off and sustained a head injury. Police have released a CCTV image, taken from a filling station on Oxcliffe Road, of a man they are keen to speak with in connection with the incident.

PC Iain Arnott said: “This is an opportunist incident on a vulnerable young woman and I would appeal to people to take a close look at the CCTV image and if they recognise this man or have any information that could assist with our investigation please contact Lancashire Police on 08451 25 35 45.”

People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.