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Police investigate Warrington sexual assault

Police are appealing for information following a serious sexual assault on a 16-year old girl reported to them on Wednesday 8th October.

The incident occurred on the corner of Ridley Drive and Sandringham Drive, in Great Sankey, Warrington at around 11.30pm on the night of Tuesday 7th October. 

The girl was out walking in the direction of Marina Avenue towards to the park. She was turning onto Sandringham Drive when the assault took place. The victim was left traumatised and police have been working with her to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.
The offender is described as being approximately 6ft 1" tall with a bald head. He was wearing dark tracksuit bottoms with light-coloured stripes and a grey hooded, long-sleeve top, with a black cap. 

DI Clare Coleman, said: "We are appealing for information from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident or seen anyone acting suspiciously.

"We would particularly like to speak to an elderly lady who was seen in the area at the time, wearing a red coat and walking a dog that may have information which would help with our enquiries.

"Anyone with any information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101."

The investigation is continuing and there is an increased police presence in the area to reassure and speak to residents.

Police are now appealing for any information in relation to the incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, or anonymously to Crimestoppers 0800 555 111. 

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