Appeal to find Leeds assault suspect

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Police investigating an assault on a woman in Leeds have released a CCTV image of the suspect who had his right arm in a plaster cast.

The victim, a 40-year-old woman, had visited a shop at the junction of Queenshill Approach and Stonegate Road, Meanwood, when the suspect, who was sat in a car parked at a bus stop outside, engaged her in conversation. He then grabbed hold of her top and made lewd comments.

The victim pulled away from him and got away.

He was described as Asian, aged in his thirties and slim, with a plaster cast on his right arm.

The incident happened at about 7.20pm on Tuesday, April 15.

Anyone who recognises the man or who has any information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Michael Wimbles of Leeds District CID via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.