Towpath sex assault man named

Published: Friday, 23 July 2010

THE man who has connection with the sex attack on a young woman on the towpath of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal has been named.

He is David Taylor,  and the police urgently want to speak to him concerning the attack on the young woman on the towpath by the Kirkstall Railway Viaduct, on Monday, Alan Tilbury reveals.

He is described as white, about 5ft 8in to 5ft 10in tall with very short dark, greying hair and tattoos on his arms.

The public have been warned not to approach the man, whose photograph has been widely circulated, but to contact police immediately if they see him.

The police are examining CCTV footage from the area and speaking to people who were on or around the towpath between 7pm and 10.30pm on Monday.