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Welwyn Garden City sex attacker hunted by police

A man who sexually assaulted a young woman in Hertfordshire is being sought by police.

The woman was walking along Hollybush Lane in Welwyn Garden City when she was approached by a man on a bicycle between at about 0215 BST on 28 May.

He stopped and got off the bicycle before making lewd comments and touching her inappropriately.

She pushed him away and ran towards Boundary Lane while the attacker cycled off in an unknown direction.

Pc Ilana Cohen said: "This was an unpleasant incident for the victim, although fortunately incidents of this kind in Welwyn Garden City are not common."

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any other information is asked to contact Hertfordshire Police.

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