Sexual assault in Shefford


Police are urging people to be vigilant when out and about after a woman was sexually assaulted in Shefford last weekend.

The victim was grabbed and assaulted as she walked along Hitchin Road between 10.30pm and 11pm on Saturday, April 25.

The offender is believed to be white, in his late-30s, with a beard and was wearing a hooded top.

Detective Constable Amanda Durrant said: “We urge anyone who saw this incident or has any information that could help us with our investigation to come forward.

“We would remind people to be vigilant when out walking after dark and keep to well-lit or well-populated areas.”

Anyone with information relating to this incident can contact DC Durrant who is leading the investigation on 101, or text information to 07786 200011.

Alternatively you can also contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.