Police appeal after sex attack on girl (14)

Do you recognise this man?
Do you recognise this man?

Police are appealing for information after a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Burnley.

Around 6-45pm on December 19th, the teenager was leaving the bus station in Croft Street when she was approached by a male.

Do you recognise this man?

Do you recognise this man?

The man touched her inappropriately and tried to hug her before making off.

Detectives would like to speak to this man, pictured, in connection with the incident.

Det Con Wendy Rothwell, of Burnley CID, said: “This was a traumatic experience for the young girl involved and we are keen to trace the man pictured.

“This assault took place in a very public place and we feel there must be someone who recognises the individual we would like to speak to.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 crime reference EF1511889.