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Farsley: Man arrested over attempted sex assault

19 November 2019

A man has been arrested in connection with an attempted sex assault near a park in Farsley.

A man grabbed a woman and attempted to sexually assault her while she was walking in New Park Walk, near Hainsworth Park,  at around 10.25pm on Saturday, November 16.

She managed to get away from the man and ring the police.

Police say the victim suffered minor injuries and was left shaken by the ordeal.

Officers investigating the attack have arrested a 37-year-old man, who is being questioned in police custody.

The force is still investigating the incident and appealing for witnesses and information.  People can contact Leeds District CID via 101 quoting crime reference 13190589864 or call in the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The suspect is a white male, aged late 20s to early 30s, average build. He was wearing a dark hoodie and trainers.

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