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Woman sexually assaulted in Middleton

Police are investigating after awoman was sexually assaulted in Middleton. 

At around 5.55am on Saturday 14 March 2015, a 33-year-old woman was approachedby a man as she stood outside Tesco Express on Park Road. 

He walked up to her before sexually assaulting her. She managed topush him away and run inside the store before he left in the directionof Middleton Gardens. 
The man is described as being black, in his mid 20s, slim to average buildwith short afro style hair. 
Now police are circulating an image of a man they would like to speak to.

Detective Constable Nick Price said: “We have circulated the image onour own internal computer system but unfortunately, the person has notbeen traced. 
“I would ask people to take a good look at the person in the picture andif you recognise him to call police. I would also make a direct appealto the man himself to come forward so we can eliminate him from our investigation.”

Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 8701 or the independentcharity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. 

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