Police seek trio in silver car after assault on 18-year-old woman in Stevenage in the early hours

Another house was burgled in Hitchin last night.

Another house was burgled in Hitchin last night. - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old woman walking home from work in the early hours of the morning was assaulted by the driver of a silver car in Huntingdon Road, Stevenage.

Police say the victim was heading home at around 3am on the morning of Saturday, June 6, when a silver car containing three black men pulled up beside her.

The trio engaged her in conversation before the driver assaulted her.

The shocked victim was not physically injured and ran home to raise the alarm.

Police say the driver of the car was aged between 25 and 30, of medium build, around 5ft 10in tall, with shaved black hair.

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Det Con Neil Davies from the local crime unit serving Stevenage said: “I want to reassure people we are doing all we can to trace the occupants of this vehicle.

“I would ask anyone who may have seen a similar vehicle in the area around the time to contact me as soon as possible. I would also like to hear from anyone who may have any other information.”

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Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Davies via the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference E1/15/3622.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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