Police Investigate Whitley Attack

17 October 2016, 12:12

Police in Reading say a woman's been attacked as she was walking through Whitley.

It happened between 10pm on Friday (14/10) and 2.30am Saturday (15/10).

As she walked along Cressingham Road she walked past a man who physically assaulted her.

She managed to get away from him and made her way home.

The victim did not need hospital treatment.

The offender is described as Asian, between 25 and 27-years-old, approximately 5ft 9 ins, and was wearing dark clothing.

Investigating Officer, Det Con Adrian Counsell, of Force CID based at Reading police station: “We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.

“At this stage we do not have a more precise time for the incident but we want anyone who has information and may have been in the Cressingham Road area between 10pm Friday and 2.30am Saturday to come forward.

“If you have seen a man matching the description in Cressingham Road, on Friday night then please do get in touch.