Detectives are appealing for anyone with any information to come forward after a woman was sexually assaulted in Wallasey in the early hours of yesterday morning.
The woman was uninjured but left shaken up by the incident.
The assault took place around 1.10am as the woman was walking along Greenheys Road before being touched inappropriately.
The suspect, who ran off after he was intercepted by a dog walker, is being described as a 5ft 9 male in his 40s or early 50s.
He is also believed to have dark grey hair and a medium to large build.
Detectives have now opened a full investigation into the incident. This will include house to house, witness and CCTV enquires.
Detective inspector Mike Fletcher said: “The victim is very shaken by this ordeal. Thankfully, the offender was intercepted by a dog walker who shouted across to them.
“We are now appealing for the dog walker to contact us. They can help with our enquiries in order to catch the offender and bring them to justice.
“Providing support to victims of sexual assault has never been more important, and I would encourage anyone experiencing this to report it to us and we will support you every way we can.
“If anyone who has suffered a sexual offence and you can find the courage to come forward and speak to us. We will deal with you sensitively and make sure that reports are thoroughly investigated.”
Anybody with information should contact: https://www.merseyside.police.uk/