CHESTERFIELD: Woman assaulted in town centre

Police in Chesterfield are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in the town centre.

Sometime between 11.30pm and midnight on Friday, December 20 a woman in her 20s was walking through the Crooked Spire church yard when she was approached by a man.

The man put his arm across the woman’s chest, pulled her towards him and attempted to pull up her dress.

The victim started to scream and the offender ran off as a couple who were walking though the church yard came closer.

The offender is described as black, in his late 30s or early 40s, of average build and wearing white footwear.

Police would like to speak to the couple who disturbed the offender or anyone with any information about the incident.

Contact DC Scott Cooper on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.