A WOMAN was sexually assaulted as she walked with her son toddler in a pushchair near a BMX park in March.

The 37-year-old was walking through North Drive recreational ground when the incident, happened between 11am and 11.40am on Wednesday.

As she approached the BMX park near Kingfisher Way a man approached her from behind, grabbed her around the mouth and assaulted her.

She broke free and he ran off along a walkway that leads into Mallard Way. She was not hurt but was very shaken up.

The offender was described as white, under 6ft and wearing a black jacket with the hood up and grey jogging bottoms. The jacket had a distinctive orange "North Face" logo on the back of the right shoulder.

Det Con Natasha Long said: "This was a scary and traumatic experience for the victim and I am keen to catch the man responsible.

"We know there were other members of the public in the park area the victim had just walked through so I hope one of them may have seen something significant."

CONTACT: Det Con Long on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.