Police are hunting a ‘hostile and aggressive’ man who touched and intimidated a nurse near York Hospital.
The incident happened at a bus stop outside the hospital at 8.30pm on Friday, 24 November.
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “It involved a nurse we would like to talk to.
“Officers believe she was approached by a man and that his behaviour amounted to inappropriate touching, causing the woman visible distress.
“The suspect also caused other members of public wanting to support the nurse to fear for their safety as he was hostile and aggressive.
“Police want to identify the man, as well as any witnesses who may provide more details.”
He is described as
- of proportionate build
- with short dark hair
- and aged 40 to 50.
Police say they have been trying to trace witnesses and the suspect since the end of November, following a number of lines of enquiry including CCTV.
“However, progress has been limited and officers and now turning to the public for assistance,” the force spokesperson said.
“Victim support services are available to anyone affected by the incident, and their welfare is the police’s priority.”
If you can help police, you can contact them on the numbers below.
How to help the police
- Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for PC Matla
- Email PC Matla here
- Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the website
- Quote reference number 12230224199