A woman was raped in her car near York by a man believed to be a lorry driver.
The attack happened in a layby on the A1079 near Dunnington, around midnight on Wednesday, July 1.
The victim, a woman in her forties, was attacked in her car whilst sleeping. Police say the rapist is believed to be a lorry driver.
The lorry is believed to have been parked in the layby overnight.
Police are appealing for the public’s help in identifying the attacker.
Have you seen him?
The suspect is…
|white||aged about 55 years old||5ft 10ins tall||of proportionate build||with blond or light hair|
|and he had a tattoo on his upper left arm, possibly an anchor.|
His lorry is…
|a large lorry similar to an HGV||cream or white in colour||with red lettering on the side including the letters ‘D’, ‘E’.|
Extensive police enquiries are ongoing to identify the man.
DCI Dave Ellis, of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Crime Unit, said:
“This man is believed to be a lorry driver, and I am appealing for the public to help us identify him.
In particular, I believe that fellow drivers may recognise the description of this man, or of his lorry, and will be able to provide information which will help to identify him.