Bike rider linked to Eston sex attacks

Police believe three sex assaults in the Eston area of east Cleveland could be linked.

A 19-year-old woman was assaulted near the junction of Slater Road and Birchington Avenue on 8 October.

On 17 December a 17-year-old girl was attacked on Eston High Street and on 29 December an 18-year-old was assaulted on Snowdon Street.

Police said in each case the attacker was aged between 15 and 18 and was riding a pedal bike.

Cleveland Police said the attacker was described as white, of thin build and wearing a black hooded top, dark tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

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