Police investigating a report of a sexual assault in Blyth are appealing to the public for information.
An investigation has been launched following an incident that is believed to have taken place between the hours of 9:15pm and 9:45pm on Tuesday, July 26.
A woman in her 30s is said to have been walking along a disused railway line which runs between Nesham Road and Bebdon Court when she was approached by two men she did not know.
It is reported that one of the men then sexually assaulted her by touching above the clothing.
The man is believed to have been wearing gloves at the time and is said to have smelled strongly of smoke.
The victim was able to make off from the scene and the incident was reported to police.
Enquiries are ongoing to identify those involved and police are now asking anybody who was in the area and saw two men acting suspiciously at the time to get in touch.
Anyone with relevant information can do so by calling 101 quoting log NP-2022726-1135 or can email [email protected]
Those with information can also inform Northumbria Police via the “Tell Us Something” page on their website.