Detectives investigating a sexual assault on a woman in Leeds have released CCTV of a man they want to trace.

The 21-year-old victim was walking along Hyde Park Road, near to the junction with Woodsley Road, shortly before 4am on Friday, October 31 when she was grabbed by a man who dragged her into a nearby car park and sexually assaulted her. She screamed and the suspect fled on foot in the direction of Burley Road.

He was described as white, aged 29 to 31, with light blonde or ginger hair, which was spiked at the front. He was wearing a dark coloured top, light blue jeans and dark coloured shoes.

CCTV Appeal, Hyde Park Road, Leeds CCTV Appeal, Hyde Park Road, Leeds

Detective Inspector Ian Lawrence, of Leeds District CID, said: “Our enquiries have identified CCTV images of a man we believe to be the suspect and urgently want to trace. The moving footage is very clear and we feel that he will be clearly identifiable to anyone who knows him.

“I would like to hear frrom anyone who knows the identity of the man or who thinks they recognise him.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Leeds District CID via 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.