Woman sexually attacked on her walk home in Fallowfield

E-fit from police
Image caption The man is Asian and about 30 years old

A 21-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by a man who approached her as she walked home in Manchester.

The woman was walking along Mauldeth Road towards Ladybarn Lane in Fallowfield when she saw a man cross the road and walk past her.

He grabbed her from behind and sexually assaulted her, before she hit him and he ran off towards Wilmslow Road.

Police are appealing for information about the attack, which happened in the early hours of 9 November.

An E-fit of the man has been released by police. He is Asian, of big/muscular build and about 30 years old.

He is about 5ft 8in (1.7m) and was wearing a leather jacket and shoes and dark blue jeans.

Det Con Ed Lister said: "I want to reassure the local community that we are working hard to identify the offender.

"The victim has managed to provide a good description so if anyone recognises the person from this or the image we have released please get in touch."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites