Police are investigating a sexual assault after a teenage girl reported being attacked by a male on the canal towpath in Leamington Spa on 5 December. The incident occurred at around 9.15am at the bridge that links Radford Road with the junction of Springwell Road and Danesbury Crescent.
Enquiries to date have identified a man who may have witnessed the incident and may be able to help police with their enquiries. The man is described as being Asian and wearing a black turban. It is believed he regularly walks along the canal towpath.
Police are appealing for anyone who can help identify this potential witness to get in touch. They’d also like to hear from anyone else who was in the area at the time and who may have seen the offender or witnessed the incident.