Appeal for Steyning jogger who could help with sexual assault enquiry

Police are appealing for a jogger who could have important information to help in a sexual assault enquiry.

Thursday, 27th April 2017, 12:29 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 8:30 pm
Police appeal

The woman was running along a path alongside Steyning Cricket Ground at around 4pm on Friday, April 7, a police spokesperson said.

She stopped and spoke to a teenage girl who was stuck on a bush as she’d attempted to get back to the path, according to the spokesperson.

The woman was running towards the Downs. was wearing running clothes and had a small dog with her, the spokesperson confirmed.

Detective Constable Andy Roe said: “The girl was leaving the area where she was assaulted at the time she spoke to the jogger.

“She could hold important information to be able to help us.”

A 17-year-old boy from Billingshurst has been arrested on suspicion of rape and has been released under investigation.

If you are the jogger, please contact police online quoting serial 1229 of 07/04.

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