West Midlands Police are investigating after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted in broad daylight on a Saturday afternoon in the Great Park area of Rubery last month.

The incident happened on a footpath near the reservoir / balancing lake behind Gala Bingo at around 1.45pm on Saturday 8th July.

The victim, a 16 year old girl, was approached from behind and sexually assaulted by a man.

A police spokesperson said: “This was a nasty attack in broad daylight. We have followed up multiple enquiries, including trawling through CCTV within the local area.

“We’d urge anyone who was in the area at the time and who may have seen the man or witnessed the incident to get in touch as soon as possible.”

The offender is described as:

  • White
  • In his 30s
  • Stocky build
  • Black hair with flecks of grey
  • Wearing blue polo top, blue jeans and brown trainers.

Anyone with information or who saw any suspicious behaviour should contact DC Hamilton on james.hamilton@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org 

Cover image: Police tape by Ian Britton on Flickr • Great Park balancing lake by Albie Taylor

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