25th Feb, 2021

Woman sexually assaulted at the Lickey Hills this morning

Tristan Harris 17th Dec, 2019 Updated: 17th Dec, 2019

POLICE are hunting a man who carried out a sexual assault at the Lickey Hills this morning.

It happened between 7.30am and 8am near the visitor centre on Warren Lane.

The victim, a woman in her 30s, was walking her dog when the attack happened up a steep bank and in woodland.

She suffered minor injuries and was left shaken by the incident.

The attacker was wearing a coat and had a strong smell of urine about him.

Det Sgt Ian Standing said: “We take reports of this nature very seriously and a thorough investigation is underway while the victim is being supported by specially-trained officers.”

Police have stepped up extra patrols in the area and detectives are working hard to track down the suspect.

Witnesses or anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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