Jogger is assaulted during run

Sharoe Green Lane in Preston

Sharoe Green Lane in Preston

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Police are appealing for information after a 20-year-old woman was sexually assaulted while she was out jogging in Preston.

The woman was running along Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, at around 11.30am yesterday, when a man ran behind her and grabbed her bottom. When the woman turned around, he sprinted off in the opposite direction.

He is described as being stockily build and was wearing a navy hooded top, navy workman’s trousers and gloves.

PC Thomas Draper of Preston Police said: “I would urge anyone who may have witnessed what happened to contact us on 101.”