Police appeal for witnesses following sexual harassment in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 14:53 20 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:12 21 May 2019

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Police are making an appeal for witnesses following an incident of sexual harassment earlier this month in Welwyn Garden City.

The victim was walking along Gresley Close into Lyles Lane, near the town centre, when a man tried to engage the victim in conversation.

The man then touched the victim inappropriately and made several sexual comments.

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The incident took place on Tuesday, May 7, between 8.50 and 9.30pm.

The offender is being described by police as a white man, aged in his late 40s or early 50s, approximately 6ft tall, and with grey facial hair.

He was also wearing a dark coloured coat at the time of the incident, which was made of a shiny material and quite padded with an emblem on the left arm.

Detective Constable Kylie Davies is urging anyone with information to call police o 101 or email her directly at kylie.davies@herts.pnn.police.uk, quoting crime reference 41/41025/19.


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