A teenage girl was walking along a canal path in Derby at around 4.10pm on Tuesday February 23. The girl told Derbyshire Police that a man assaulted her, grabbing her from behind. Police say the girl headbutted the man and managed to run off.
The girl was unable to give an accurate description of the attacker but said that he had a number of cuts and marks on the back of his left hand.
She told officers he had a long horizontal cut just below his little finger, another cut around the top of his index finger and a mark on the back of his hand a little below his index finger.
The attack occurred as the girl passed the Allen Street Recreation Ground off Boulton Lane in Alvaston.
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