30/06/2006

Woman attacked in forest park

Police are appealing for information after a woman was attacked in west Belfast.

A police spokesperson said that a woman who is understood to be in her 30's, was walking through the lower end of Colin Glen forest park at around 1.30pm on Wednesday, when she was approached and grabbed by a man.

A struggle ensued and the man ran off.

The woman was unharmed during the incident, however was left badly shaken by the ordeal.

The attacker is described as being around 6 feet tall, of slim build and with dark hair.

He is thought to have been wearing a grey sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have any information relating to it, should contact police on 0845 600 8000, or anonymously on the Crimestoppers number on 0800 555 111.

(EF/SP)

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