POLICE officers are appealing for information to help trace a man following a sexual assault on a teenage girl last month.

On May 18, a 14-year-old girl was walking her dog behind Strafford Walk, Dodworth, when she was approached by an unknown man.

The man is alleged to have grabbed ahold of the girl before sexually assaulting her.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “The suspect is described as white, in his 20s, 5ft 10ins tall and of a slim build. He is reported to have long, straight, blond hair, with a quiff at the front.

“He reportedly had a local accent and was wearing a plain, black hooded top with dark grey jogging bottoms.

“Officers investigating this incident are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time, who may have witnessed the incident or has any information about the man.”

If you have any information contact 101 quoting incident number 14/78936/20.