Appeal for witnesses after woman touched inappropriately and assaulted
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Officers are appealing for witnesses after a woman was touched inappropriately and assaulted in the city centre last week.
The incident took place around 6.20pm on Thursday (12 October) in High Street. The 26-year-old victim was touched on the bottom, she challenged the suspect’s behaviour and he then punched her in the face.
The victim continued to try and stop the suspect getting away and was punched again before he left the area and headed towards St Nicholas Place.
A number of people were in the area at the time who came to the aid of the victim. It is believed the suspect was with another man at the time.
Suspect is described as being a white man, about 30-years-old, with short fair red/blonde hair and a beard. He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms, green Adidas trainers, and a bright tie-dye hooded jumper.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or knows who may be responsible is asked to contact DC 1672 Megan Bowler on 101 or via www.leics.police.uk, quoting crime number 23*636160.