Police appeal after reported Newcastle city centre sexual assault

Police are asking for information after a reported city centre sexual assault.

Northumbria Police have released an image of a man they are keen to trace after a Newcastle city centre sexual assault.

On October 13, 2021, police received a report that a 20-year-old woman was assaulted by two males in the popular city drinking area of the Cloth Market.

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Police confirm the woman had been in the doorway of the Koh I Noor takeaway at around 10.30pm when she was approached by two males she did not know.

It was reported the men have then grabbed her breasts without her consent before walking into the takeaway.

Police say the victim was left “incredibly shaken and distressed by the incident” and confirm the incident was reported to them immediately.

A police spokesperson said: “Enquiries have been ongoing and officers have reviewed CCTV from the area and are today asking for any witnesses or people with information to come forward.

“Police have also issued the photograph of a male who was in the area at the time of the incident, and could have information which can assist.

“The man, or anyone who thinks they can help is asked to contact police by calling 101 or using the Tell us Something page quoting crime reference 112552J/21.”