Appeal for witnesses following sexual assault BangorCrimestoppers logo


North Wales Police detectives in Bangor are looking for your help identify a man who attacked a woman who was walking along Ffiddoedd Road, Upper Bangor during the early hours of Thursday 9th August 2012.


Senior Investigating officer DI Gareth Evans said “Shortly after 2.00am on Thursday 9th August a 19 year old woman was walking along Ffriddoedd Road and when she got to the junction of Trem Elidir she was approached by a man and subjected to a very distressing sexual assault. 


“Her attacker is described as being about 5’10 tall and appeared overweight with a large stomach.  He wore a black balaclava over his face, a dark sports/shell type jacket and knee length shorts. Following the attack he made off in the direction of Belmont Road”


The victim is being supported by specially trained Police Officers.


DI Evans is keen to hear from anyone in the area at the time who may have seen the suspect or other suspicious activity or anyone who may know the identity of the offender.  He concluded “Offences of this nature are fortunately very rare in this area however this particular incident has left one young woman very distressed and feeling vulnerable.  On her behalf I would appeal to any person in the community who has any information to come forward and help us apprehend this person as soon as possible"


North Wales Police can be contacted on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.