plea issued by police after Burnham-On-Sea sexual assault
have issued a new appeal for witnesses following an alleged sexual
assault in Burnham-On-Sea last week.
helicopter and several police teams launched a manhunt after the
incident in Burnham's Frank Foley Parkway on Tuesday June 24th
at 11am, as we reported here.
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week: "The
investigation into this incident is ongoing. We are treating the
matter as a sexual assault."
suspect was a white man, 5ft 10ins of medium build, with a days
growth of stubble on his face."
was wearing a burgundy coloured hooded top, grey tracksuit bottoms
and white training shoes."
is thought he ran off towards Tesco. We know there were a number
of people in the area at the time who may be able to help us with
are interested in speaking with several separate potential witnesses
who werent together. They are a black male on foot, and
a woman with a young child and possibly a teenager or another
adult near to the small drainage bridge in the area."
would like anyone with information to contact Taunton Police on
the force number 101, quoting reference 63474/14."
Alternatively, readers can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on