Detectives appeal to trace tattoo

Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault have released an artist’s impression of a tattoo.

Officers are investigating a report of a serious sexual assault which took place in Cripps Avenue, Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, sometime between 10.30pm on Saturday, 15th June, and 12.30 am on Sunday, 16th June 2019.

The victim, a woman in her 30s, was sexually assaulted by an unknown man. She continues to be supported by specialist officers.

Detective Inspector Leigh Holborn who is leading the investigation said: “As part of our enquiries, we are eager to trace the man with this distinctive left arm tattoo who may hold vital information to our investigation. We would urge him or anyone who recognises this tattoo to get in contact.

“We continue to appeal for information and would urge anyone who may have seen anything to come forward that could help with the investigation. We are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who may have dash-cam footage, CCTV or doorbell camera footage from the Cripps Avenue/Cefn Golau area around the time of the incident.”

If you have any information or footage that could help with our enquiries, please call Gwent Police on 101, quoting log 309 of 07/08/19. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit You can also send us a direct message with information to our Gwent Police Facebook and Twitter social media pages.