Woman sexually assaulted after accepting lift in Rhos


Staff reporter (Leader Live)

A WOMAN who accepted a lift from two passing motorists was sexually assaulted on a rural road, police believe.

The woman, who is in her 20s, took a lift with a passing vehicle on Market Street in Rhos which had two male occupants.

North Wales Police said it believes she was then sexually assaulted, possibly in the rural area around the B5426 Bangor Road between Rhos and Bangor-on-Dee.

Officers investigating the incident, which happened between 10pm on Friday, May 16 and 2am on Saturday, May 17 are now appealing for information.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw a vehicle in suspicious circumstances either in Rhos, on rural roads or at secluded locations between Rhos and Bangor-on-Dee during this time.

Detective Inspector Jon Jones said: “We are appealing to anyone with information regarding the incident to contact us.

“We are especially keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a vehicle acting suspiciously in the Rhos area, a woman getting into a vehicle in Rhos or anyone who saw a vehicle parked in an unusual location for that time of night in the rural area around the B5426 Bangor Road between Rhos and Bangor-on-Dee.”

He added: “Equally, I would ask anyone who has any information that could assist us with the investigation to contact us on 101, quoting reference number R072918, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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