A DISTRESSING sexual assault is being investigated by police after a woman was touched inappropriately.

Thames Valley Police received reports of a sexual assault on Pattison Lane, near to Wilford Close in Mitlon Keynes.

At around 8pm on Tuesday, January 30, a man inappropriately touched a woman over her clothing.

The offender is described as a white man, wearing a brown knitted hat, with short hair and facial hair.

He is described as being of average build and was on a bicycle during the incident.

Investigating officer, PC Hannah Kastrian, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “I’m appealing to anybody who witnessed this distressing incident to please get in touch.

“We would also like to appeal to those residents in the surrounding areas and those driving along the roads around this time on this day, to check CCTV and dash cam footage.

“You can do so by making a report online or by calling 101, quoting reference 43240048041.

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, you can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”