A SEX attacker who sneaked up behind a woman walking through an alleyway in north Derbyshire is being hunted by police.
He grabbed his 23-year-old victim around the waist and assaulted her as she walked through an alleyway.
Police say he struck in a dark part of the alley, next to Castle Carpets on Main Street in Shirebrook town centre.
The woman managed to kick him and the attacker fled.
The attacker was wearing a dark woolly hat with ear flaps, dark coat and gloves.
n Witnesses to the incident between 6.30pm and 6.50pm on Monday January 31 should call Derbyshire Police on 0345 1233333 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.