Woman sexually assaulted in the afternoon in Hemel

Sexual assault suspect Dec 15 2018
Sexual assault suspect Dec 15 2018

Police would like to speak to this man following a sexual assault in Hemel Hempstead.

The incident happened in an alleyway between Wolsey Road and Maynard Road at 2pm on Saturday, December 15.

A 50-year-old woman was walking in the direction of the hospital when she was approached by a man who 
attempted to engage her in conversation.

She carried on walking but the offender then touched the victim inappropriately.

The victim went into 
the hospital and the offender followed, but left when the victim began speaking 
to someone.

Detective Constable 
Katherine Stevens said: “I want to reassure the victim and the community that we are doing all we can to identify the offender. We are following several lines of enquiry.

“Do you recognise the 
person pictured? We believe that he may have been in 
the area at the time of the 
incident and witnessed 
what happened, or have 
information that could help progress the investigation.”

If you know the person 
pictured, or have any 
information, please email 
Det Con Stevens via katherine.stevens@herts.pnn.police.uk or call the non-emergency 
number 101, quoting 
reference 41/56519/18.

You can also report 
information online at www.herts.police.uk/
Report, or speak to the force communications room via 
online web chat.

Alternatively, you 
contacting the independent 
charity Crimestopper, 
anonymously, on 0800 555 111, or via their untraceable 
online form at www.crimestoppers.uk.org