Police probe into sex attack continues

Man wanted over sexual assault in Barnsley
Man wanted over sexual assault in Barnsley
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Detectives investigating a sex attack in Barnsley town centre have issued a new CCTV image of a man they want to trace.

They want to speak to him over an incident in a disused car park off Eldon Street at 5am on Sunday, March 22.

A 30-year-old woman was walking home after a night out with friends when she was approached by a man who walked with her past the bus stop outside the Halifax bank before sexually assaulting her.

Detective Sergeant Andy Knowles said: “Our investigation into this attack continues in earnest and as part of this process, we are releasing new images of a man we believe can assist us with our investigation.

“The town centre was still very busy around the time of the incident and we’d like to hear from anyone who might recognise the man.”