A WOMAN was grabbed and pulled behind a garage by a man in Lymm.

The assault took place in the early hours of April 9, when the woman who is in her 20s, was walking along Longbutt Lane, Lymm.

She was approached by a man who grabbed hold of her and pulled her behind a garage.

She managed to escape with minor injuries after a brief struggle.

The offender was a white man, 6 feet to 6 feet 4 inc tall. He was wearing a dark grey hooded top, beanie style hat and dark jeans. He also had a distinctive beard.

Anyone who recognises him from the efit or anyone with information should call Sgt Ian Robinson at Stockton Heath Police Station on 0845 458 0000 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.