18-year-old victim of serious sexual assault near Wind Street last night
AN 18-year-old has been the victim of a serious sexual assault just behind Wind Street.
The incident happened at around midnight on Sunday/Monday on a night when the area was packed with students on a Carnage UK event.
South Wales Police are investigating the incident which happened in the Strand in bushes near to the junction with Quay Parade.
Detective Inspector Dave Hough said: "Understandably the victim is very distressed following this incident and is being supported by trained staff.
“We are appealing for anyone who was in the area at this time or who may have any information which could assist officers in the investigations to come forward.
“In particular we are trying to trace a white man of about 21 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches tall, short dark hair and of medium build who was with the victim in the lead up to this attack.
“I want to reassure the public that an incident such as this is extremely unusual and a rarity.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Swansea CID Sapphire Team on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 and quote reference 62130331421.