A SCRUFFY man is being sought by Cleveland police after a woman was sexually assaulted in Redcar.

Police said the suspect struck on Coatham Marsh, near York Road, in Redcar, at about 7.45pm on Sunday (June 1) evening.

He is described as scruffy, about six feet tall, of slim build, wearing a green sports style jacket or jumper and had his trousers tucked into his socks.

Loading article content

Officers were tonight conducting enquiries in the area and urging residents to be vigilant. At this time no more details about the attack have been released. Anyone with information which could help police should call the non-emergency police number 101.