Two women sexually assaulted as they walk home

Cleveland Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a incident in which two women were sexually assaulted.

The incident took place on Devonshire Road in Middlesbrough at 9.20pm on Wednesday 21st January.

As two women walked along Devonshire Road a male approached them and sexually assaulted both women.

The women, aged 19 and 21, chased the male but he made off in the direction of Linthorpe Road.

The suspect is described as of middle eastern appearance, possibly Kurdish, of chubby build, around 5ft 2” – 5ft 4” tall with long, dark stubble. He was wearing a black coloured jacket and dark coloured jeans.

Any witnesses are asked to contact PC Richard Davison on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.