Teenage woman threatened with sexual violence by man in busy Corby street

Witnesses to the incident should contact Northamptonshire Police

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 4:46 pm

A young woman who was walking along Oakley Road has been threatened with sexual violence by a 'muscular' man.

The incident took place in Oakley Road at the roundabout junction of Oldland Road and Sower Leys yesterday morning (Tuesday, March 30).

Between 9.35am and 9.45am, a man blocked the path of the 18-year-old, threatened her with sexual violence and then followed her along the road.

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A spokesman for Northants Police said; "Witnesses are being sought after an incident of sexual harassment in Oakley Road, Corby.

"The incident happened at the junction with Oldland Road/Sower Leys Road on Tuesday, March 30, between 9.35am and 9.45am, when an 18-year-old woman was walking along the path and a man blocked her path.

"He then proceeded to threaten sexual violence before following her into Oakley Vale.

"The suspect is described as a white male, around 6ft and of muscular build. He had dark-coloured hair and was wearing a black facemask, a black beanie hat, a black puffa jacket, black sweatpants and black trainers. He had an English accent and kept his hands in his pockets throughout."

Witnesses or anyone with any information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting incident number: 21000174498.