Re-appeal for witnesses following a Sexual Assault on Princess Street, Abertillery

Detectives are continuing to appeal for information following a report of an alleged sexual assault of a woman at an address in Princess Street, Abertillery in the early hours of Wednesday, 10th April 2019.

Detective Inspector Leigh Holborn who is leading the investigation said: “While our enquiries are continuing, this week marks two months since the incident was reported to Gwent Police. We would like to continue to appeal for information to locate a man who was seen walking down Princess Street towards the junction of Cwm Cottage Road just after 1am on Wednesday 10th April 2019.

“The man is described as large build wearing a T-Shirt and jogging bottoms. He was bare footed at the time. It is believed that he could hold vital information to the investigation as he may have seen something to assist us with our enquiries.

On Sunday, 21st April 2019, as part on the ongoing investigation, a 41 year old man from the Abertillery area was arrested on suspicion of trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence and sexual assault on a female. He has since been released with No Further Action (NFA) taken.

Anyone with any information is asked to please call 101 quoting log number: 21 of 10/04/2019. You can also direct message the Gwent Police Facebook and Twitter pages or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.