Image of York sexual assault suspect released

are investigating after a woman was sexually assaulted at a bar in the city centre.

The victim, a 20-year-old woman, was touched inappropriately and propositioned by a man in Blue Fly on New Street, sometime between 11pm and 11.30pm on 9 March 2014.

The-Blue-Fly-imageOfficers have released an image of a man who they would like to speak to in connection with the investigation and are urging anyone who recognises him to come forward.

The man is white and was wearing a multi-coloured shirt. It is believed that he is a university student.

Anyone who can help officers with their enquiries is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 – select option 2 – and ask for PC Rebecca Lund or York police.

Alternatively, information can be emailed to

If you prefer not to give your name, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 1214003820 when passing information about this incident.

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