Teenager girl, 15, sexually assaulted by Stella-carrying 'fat' attacker in alleyway

Castle Way in Middlesbrough. Picture: GOOGLE <i>(Image: NORTHERN ECHO)</i>
Castle Way in Middlesbrough. Picture: GOOGLE (Image: NORTHERN ECHO)

Police are appealing after a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man in an alley in Teesside.

Officers from Cleveland Police are looking into the serious incident, which happened off Castle Way in Middlesbrough at around 5.30pm on Friday, November 18.

The suspect is described by the victim as “fat”, wearing a big blue coat with hooded jackets underneath with the hoods up. He was carrying a can of Stella and smelled of alcohol.

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According to police, an unknown male member of the public assisted in pulling away the male suspect and ensured that the victim got home.

Officers are appealing for this member of the public to contact them, by calling 101 and quoting incident number 211166.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have CCTV in the area around Castle Way is also asked to contact Cleveland Police.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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