Police in Wakefield appeal for information after sexual assault

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Police are appealing for information following a report of a serious sexual assault in Wakefield this morning (Tuesday).

Wakefield CID are investigating the incident which is believed to have occurred between 3.20am and 3.40am on Tuesday July 16.

It occurred after a woman (21) was reportedly assaulted on Strathenden Road off Balne Lane opposite a factory on the other side of the road.

Police would like to speak to anyone who saw a white man in the area shortly before or after the incident, or walking down Balne Lane shortly afterwards.

Anyone who has information should contact Wakefield CID on 101.

Information can also be given in confidence to CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.