Appeal to locate man
Dated: 14 Oct 2011
Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with two sexually motivated assaults in Gateshead.
The first incident happened at 11.30pm on Monday, August 1, when a man approached a 17-year-old girl from behind on Leam Lane, Felling, and inappropriately touched her.
In a second incident at 6.10pm on Thursday, September 1, another 17-year-old girl was approached by a man while walking her dog on a disused railway line in Carnoustie Court, Wardley. After engaging her in conversation, the man grabbed her buttock.
Officers believe the man pictured may have important information regarding these offences.
Anyone who knows who he is or of his whereabouts is asked to call Northumbria Police on 03456 043 043 ext 691 91 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.