Police are appealing for information after a woman was ‘touched inappropriately’ while walking in Wallasey.

At around 1.10am on Monday, November 29, the woman was assaulted as she was walking along Greenheys Road.

The man that allegedly touched her ran off towards Parkfield Drive when disturbed by a dog walker.

The suspect is described as 5ft 9in and in his early 40s or early 50s with dark grey hair and a medium to large build.

The woman, although uninjured, was left shaken by the incident.

Detectives have opened a full investigation, including house-to-house, witness and CCTV enquiries.  

Detective inspector Mike Fletcher said: “The victim is very shaken by this ordeal. Thankfully, the offender was intercepted by a dog walker who shouted across to them. 

“We are now appealing for the dog walker to contact us so they can help with our enquiries in order to catch the offender and bring them to justice.  

“We are carrying out extensive enquiries in the area including obtaining CCTV and doorbell footage that may have captured the incident. If anyone witnessed the incident or has any information that can help with our enquiries please get in touch. 

“Providing support to victims of sexual assault has never been more important, and I would encourage anyone experiencing this to report it to us and we will support you every way we can.

"If anyone who has suffered a sexual offence and you can find the courage to come forward and speak to us, we will deal with you sensitively and make sure that reports are thoroughly investigated." 

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information which could help with the inquiries, is asked to DM @MerPolCC, message ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre on Facebook’ or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111 with reference 0035 of 29 November.