Woman assaulted at night

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was grabbed by a man in a late night assault.

The 35-year-old woman was assaulted at around 11.15pm on Thursday January 3 whilst in Larkspur Drive near the Causeway School.

The man grabbed her from behind but she shook him off and he ran away.

The woman was left very upset by the incident but was not injured.

The man is described as white, with light, reasonably short, hair, wearing a waist length dark jacket, black gloves and black bottoms.

Detective Sergeant John Steven said, “The motive for the incident is not known at this stage and we are appealing for witnesses or anyone with other information about to all us on 101 quoting serial 1590 of 3/1.

“You can also call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“We are not linking this with any other incidents in the area at present.”