Cyclist targeted in sexual assault while riding down Doncaster street

An e-fit image of a man police would like to trace in connection with the sexual assault of a female cyclist on Gill Street, Hyde Park.
An e-fit image of a man police would like to trace in connection with the sexual assault of a female cyclist on Gill Street, Hyde Park.
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A MAN sexually assaulted a cyclist as she rode past him on a Doncaster street, believe police.

Officers have issued an e-fit in a bid to trace the man, thought to have struck as the travelled along Gill Street, in Hyde Park.

The incident happened as the 29-year-old Balby woman made her way home.

Police said the man approached her from behind, grabbed her bottom with both hands and tried to pull her towards him.

The woman was able to escape towards Trafford Way, but was followed by the attacker who grabbed her a second time. But he fled when a car approached.

The man was described as being of Asian appearance, aged in his early twenties, 176cm tall, of slim build, with wide shoulders. His hair was medium length and ‘stuck up’. It was shortly trimmed around his ears, coming to a point on his chin but not extending into a beard.

He wore a large square cubic zircon type earring in his left ear, a light-grey knitted jumper and dark jeans.

The woman was unhurt in the incident, at around 5.45pm on Monday, February 25.

Any witnesses or anyone with information, call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 811 of February 25. Alternatively call Crimestoppers 0800 555111.