Police appeal after woman assaulted in Caterham alleyway
4:24pm Tuesday 8th January 2013 in Croydon
Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted in an alleyway in Caterham.
The incident happened at 12.45am on January 5, in an alleyway between Whyteleafe Road and Burntwood Lane.
The victim, a woman in her 20s, was approached by a man who pulled at her clothing causing her to fall to the floor.
She managed to get up and run to a place of safety, but suffered minor injuries in the incident.
The suspect is described as a white man aged in his early 20s, around 5ft 9in tall of slim build with broad shoulders.
He had stubble on his face and was wearing a dark coloured hoodie with a thick white zip and dark baggy jeans which were low on the waist.
Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Sang, said: "We are keen to speak to anyone who was in this area who recalls seeing a man matching the suspects description.
"Given the time of the morning, he may have been making his way back from one of the public houses in the town and I would urge anyone who may have information about this man's identity to get in touch immediately."
Anyone with information should call Surrey Police on 101 quoting reference TD/13/76 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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