OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses to a sexual assault in Evesham.

The incident happened at around 2.30pm on Monday, 17 June, on Waterside.

The victim, a woman in her 20s, was not injured but left shaken following the incident.

The suspect is described as a man in his early 20s, of slim build, wearing a dark hoody with the hood up, dark trousers and was believed to be riding a push bike.

Detective Sergeant David Hall from West Mercia Police said: "We take reports of this nature very seriously and a thorough investigation is underway while the victim is being supported by specially-trained officers.

"I would urge anyone who may have witnessed this incident or saw anything suspicious in the Waterside area at the time of the incident to please come forward.

"We would particularly like to speak to a woman described as in her 30s with dark hair who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident."

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information that could help police with their enquiries is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 440s of 17 June.

Anyone who is a victim of any sexual assault who feels they may need support, or may not want to contact the police can contact West Mercia Police's Victim Advice Line which is a free, independent and confidential support service. People can call 0800 952 3000 or visit