Re-appeal for witnesses following sexual assault in Burton
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Officers are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a sexual assault in Burton.
The incident reportedly happened in a wooded area, at the rear of the allotments, towards the end of Belvoir Road, near to the Queen’s Hospital, at approximately 8.15pm on Thursday 16 September.
The victim, a 16-year-old girl, had walked over the A38 footbridge bridge towards the hospital and through the wooded area. She continues to receive support from specially-trained officers.
The man is described as white, in his late teens to mid-20s, 5ft 9ins tall or more, of a medium build and had a Birmingham accent. It was reported he has short dark hair with a ginger/brown short beard and wearing a white/light-coloured shirt and black joggers.
He was riding what has been described as an orange bike, and rode off towards the park towards Shobnall Fields.
A man arrested in connection with the incident has been released without charge. An investigation is ongoing.
Detectives are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the Belvoir Road area between 8pm and 8.30pm – along with motorists with dashcam footage who may have been travelling through at the time.
Anyone with any information, CCTV or dashcam footage should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 747 of 16 September, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.