Police are appealing for information following Crewe sexual assault
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Detectives are investigating a report of a serious sexual assault in Crewe.
Sometime between 5.18pm and 5.30pm on Tuesday 19 September a 13-year-old girl was walking along Underwood Lane alleyway which runs adjacent to Dutton Way when she was approached from behind by a male aged around 17 to 18 years old who sexually assaulted her.
The male is described as white, with tanned skin, around 5’ 10’’ tall with short brown hair. He was wearing a black Nike Tech tracksuit, and a balaclava round his neck which he pulled up over his face.
DI Georgie Jones said:
“I understand this will cause a lot of concern in the community. I want to reassure residents that we are doing everything we can to identify the person responsible.
“We also have extra officers on patrol in the area to address any concerns and are visiting the local schools to provide reassurance and advice.
“Officers are carrying out house to house enquiries and checking CCTV and doorbell cameras to identify the suspect, and the victim and her family are being supported by specialist officers. I would urge anyone who has information and has not yet spoken to police to contact us.”
Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting or via the website quoting IML 1649607. Alternatively, information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.