Woman 'grabbed and dragged to the floor' in sexual assault on street

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Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to after a sexual assault took place near the Arboretum.

At around 3.30am on July 23, Nottinghamshire Police report that a 20-year-old woman was walking along Forest Road West when she was grabbed by a man and dragged to the floor.

The victim screamed and the man ran away.

The police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.

In a statement they said: “We appreciate that the CCTV image isn’t very clear, however the man is believed to have walked past members of the public shortly after the assault and they may have been in the area and heard the female scream.”

A 45-year-old man was arrested in connection with the assault but has since been released from police custody pending no further action.

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If you have any information that could help with our investigation, please call us on 101, quoting incident number 139 of 23 July 2017.