Woman indecently assaulted while watching Morris dancers at Warwick Folk Festival - The Leamington Observer

Woman indecently assaulted while watching Morris dancers at Warwick Folk Festival

Leamington Editorial 1st Aug, 2018   0

A WOMAN was indecently assaulted while watching Morris dancers at Warwick Folk Festival.

Police are appealing for witnesses or information after the assault took place on Castle Lane at around 3pm on Saturday (July 28).

The woman was watching the Morris dancing parade when an argument broke out with man in the audience.

The man then inappropriately touched the woman over her clothing and slapped her face.




He is described as a slim white man in his mid twenties, around 6ft, with short fair mousey hair. He was believed to be wearing a green jacket, light-coloured cargo shorts and was holding a Sainsbury’s bag for life. It’s believed he may have been with another man who was wearing glasses and a white lanyard.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 or call 0800 555 111 to speak to Crimestoppers anonymously.


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