- Teenager was walking out of a shop in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
- Grabbed by her arm and dragged along the side of the road by suspect
- Members of the public can call 101, quoting reference number 43230464548
Images have been released of a man police want to speak to after a teenage girl was dragged into an alleyway and sexually assaulted.
The teenager was walking out of a shop on Stoke Road in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, at around 8.30pm on September 29, when she was grabbed by her arm and dragged along the side of the road by the man pictured below.
The suspect took her into an alleyway and then attempted to force the girl to perform a sex act on him for money.
The girl’s friends other members of the public witnessed the incident and ran to her rescue, as the man fled the scene in the direction of the town centre.
Police are now appealing for anyone who may help identify the attacker to come forward and released CCTV images of a suspect.
The suspect took the girl into an alleyway and then attempted to force her to perform a sex act on him for money.
Police are now appealing for anyone who may help identify the attacker to come forward
Investigating officer Detective Constable Oliver Powell said: “The sexual assault was on a busy main road so there may also be other witnesses who are yet to come forward and I would encourage any to please do so.”
Police say no one sustained any injuries and no one involved knew the offender.
But at around 5pm on October 11, a group of children saw a man performing an inappropriate act in a public green space off Lee Road in Aylesbury.
Thames Valley Police believe it is the same man and say they are now doing everything they can to catch him before he attacks another person.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Oliver Powell, based in Aylesbury police station, said: “I am appealing to anybody who recognises this man to please get in touch with us as we believe he may have vital information about this sexual assault and exposure.
“If you are the man pictured, please get in touch with police as soon as possible.”
To contact the police, members of the public can call 101 or make a report on the Thames Valley Police website, quoting reference number 43230464548.
Alternatively, they can provide information anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.