The teenage girl pushed into the ditch and was sexually assaulted in the sunlight

A manhunt was launched by police after a teenage girl was pushed into a ditch before she was sexually assaulted at dawn.

The 14-year-old was attacked while with friends on Dewsbury sa West Yorkshire.

A man approached the group before pushing the child into the water. On his climbing show, he indecently touched him and another girl before they both ran.

Now West Yorkshire Police released an e-fit image and a CCTV still image of the suspect. He was described as Asian and about 20 years old.

Inspector Lee Baragwanath said: “We have been conducting extensive inquiry into this incident since it was reported and are now in a position to release an e-fit of a man we wish to speak to.

“Due to the nature of the incident, this matter was recorded as a sexual offense and we spoke to the victims and their parents …

“I will ask anyone who can identify the man pictured or who has any information about what happened to contact us.

“You can hold an important piece of information that will allow us to identify the culprit.”

He said he believed the Aug. 14 attack near the town’s Schofield Bridge was a single incident and no others had been reported.

Anyone who can identify the man in the photos, or have any information is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police.

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