Do you recognise man in E-fit?
Updated on 1st August 2012
Police have released an image of the man they believe sexually assaulted a woman in West Bridgford.
The incident happened at about 9.30pm on Wednesday 25 July 2012 when a 43-year-old woman was walking along the Grantham Canal footpath behind the Morrisons store at the Gamston District Centre.
A man is reported to have punched her in the face and knocked her to the floor, before subjecting her to a sexual assault.
She was able to scream and fight back, which caused him to run off towards Morrisons.
She was left bruised and extremely shaken by the ordeal.
An electronically-generated likeness, known as an e-fit, as been produced of the suspect.
He is described as white, aged 28 to 35, of a medium build and about 6ft tall. He was wearing stonewash blue jeans and a blue t-shirt.
His hair was brown in a grown-out crew cut style and he had stubble on his face. He may also have suffered scratch and bite marks to his hands and face.
Police patrols have been increased in the vicinity to provide community reassurance and act as a deterrent to potential offenders. There have been no further incidents of this nature reported in the area.
If you recognise the man, or have any information about the attack, contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident 904 of 25 July 2012, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
In an emergency dial 999