Witness appeal following serious sexual assault in Banstead
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We are appealing for witnesses to assist us with an investigation into a serious sexual assault in Banstead on Tuesday, 31 October.
A woman was out walking her dog on Banstead Downs when she was approached by a man who initially asked her for her phone, before grabbing and assaulting her.
The suspect is described as a White man with an Eastern European accent, about 5’6” in height and of large build, aged approximately in his 50s. He was bald with a small amount of hair on the sides and a long, red/blonde moustache. He was wearing black tracksuit bottoms with white lines down the sides, and a black puffed jacket.
The incident is believed to have taken place in the open land between Cuddington Meadows and Banstead Downs Golf Club.
DC Charlotte Money said, “We understand that this shocking incident will have alarmed the community and we are doing everything we can to identify and locate the suspect. You may have noticed an additional police presence in the area over the past few days, and these will continue into the weekend. If you have any concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to one of our officers if you see them on patrol.”
Were you travelling through Banstead on Tuesday morning? Were you in the area around Banstead Downs between 7am and 7.30am?
Do you have CCTV, helmet cam or dashcam footage that may assist our investigation? If you have any information that may help us, please get in touch quoting PR/45230123528 via: