Monday, March 26, 2007

Colwyn Bay - 'Despicable' Late-night attack on a girl aged 16 Police e-fit appeal

Last Updated: Thursday, 22 March 2007, 13:30 GMT 
'Despicable' attack e-fit appeal
E-fit of man wanted in connection with the attack on the teenager
Police have released an e-fit likeness of one of the men
Detectives in north Wales have issued an e-fit of a man they are trying to trace in connection with a "despicable" late-night attack on a girl aged 16.The girl was attacked as she walked alone along Abergele Road from Llanddulas towards Old Colwyn.
She was approached by two men, one of who grabbed her thigh and despite her attempts to fight him off, punched her in the eye and injured her.
Her attacker was wearing a dark hooded top, dark jeans and trainers.
The assault happened at 2350 GMT on Tuesday 13 March.
The men who were walking in the opposite direction approached the girl when she was around 200 yards from the Highlands Road junction
 This was a totally unprovoked and despicable attack on a vulnerable young woman 
Sgt Tim Evans
The man in the e-fit then carried out the assault on the teenager before he and his companion continued in the same direction.
The attacker is described as white, around 5ft 8in (1.72m tall) and aged between 27 and 30.
He had dark hair which was cut shorter at the sides with tramlines on the side just above the ears.
The man had a square-shaped face with a round chin and hazel eyes with dark outlines. He also had stubble around the chin and cheeks and faintly above his lips.
Investigating officer Sergeant Tim Evans said: "This was a totally unprovoked and despicable attack on a vulnerable young woman and I urge anyone who may have seen these men to contact us immediately."
Witnesses are asked to contact police at Colwyn Bay on 0845 607 1001 ( Welsh ) 0845 607 1002 ( English ) or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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