Police appeal after sexual assault in Buxton

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a sexual assault on a woman in Buxton last night (Thursday).

An 18-year-old woman was walking along the alleyway which runs between Pictor Road and Elizabeth Avenue, at 9.40pm, when she was grabbed from behind by a man, who then put his hand down her top.

He was described as over 6ft tall with a local accent and had something covering his mouth, possibly a scarf.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Buxton CID using the non-emergency 101 number.

To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.