Police appeal after assault in Belper

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POLICE have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an assault in Belper.

The appeal comes after an attack on Marsh Lane between 6pm and 6.30pm on Monday, April 23.

A 37-year-old woman was in her garden when she was approached by a man, who she had met previously. He lunged towards her and caused a small cut to her arm.

The man is described as white, around 5ft 10in tall and aged in his late 30s. He is of slim build and was wearing a short, dark jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone who recognises the man or has any information about the assault should contact Derbyshire police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.