Video: New images of man hunted by Leeds police over sex attacks

Detectives hunting a serial sex attacker who targeted women in Leeds have renewed their appeal for information.

Police today released a new e-fit image of the suspect they want to identify along with new CCTV images.

Police today released an e-fit image of the man they want to trace following a series of sexual assaults in Harehills.

Police today released an e-fit image of the man they want to trace following a series of sexual assaults in Harehills.

The four incidents happaned in the Harehills and Burmantofts areas on Monday, September 5, and Tuesday, September 6.

The suspect rode off on a BMX bike towards Torre Road after sexually assaulting a 48-year-old woman in Nippet Lane, Burmantofts, at about 11.50am on the Monday.

Three further incidents happened on the Tuesday between 6am and 6.20am.

The suspect sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman in Nowell Walk, a 36-year-old woman in Nowell Parade at the junction with Nowell Street, and another woman in Harehills Lane.

Enquiries by detectives led to the discovery of this new CCTV footage of the suspect in Harehills Lane.

Enquiries by detectives led to the discovery of this new CCTV footage of the suspect in Harehills Lane.

He was described as a being a dark-skinned black man, possibly East African, with curly hair that was couple of inches long.

He was wearing a grey hooded top with dark-coloured patches, grey trousers and black trainers with pink on them.

Detective Inspector Phil Jackson, of Leeds District CID, said: “We are continuing to carry out extensive enquiries to trace this man. One of the victims has assisted in producing an e-fit image of the suspect and checks on CCTV have given us further images of him in Harehills Lane.

“His clothing is quite distinctive and we are hoping that someone will recognise him from these new images.”

This is the man police want to urgently trace.

This is the man police want to urgently trace.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable David White at Leeds District CID, quoting crime number 13160382727.

Information can also be passed on to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Do you recognise this man?

Do you recognise this man?