11-year-old boy sexually assaults woman in train station while she was with her boyfriend

Train station (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

A young boy of the United Kingdom, is accused of sexually assaulting a woman before spitting at officers who wanted to arrest him.

Police are looking for the 11-year-old boy of Stockport, Greater Manchester, who managed to flee from police after allegedly sexually assaulting the woman at a train station.

The incident occurred at the Stockport station at around 3:45 p.m. on Friday, police said.

Police officer Rebecca Swift said that the victim was waiting with her boyfriend at the station when she was touched inappropriately by the young boy.

He was laughing while fleeing, according to Swift. The victim was left feeling humiliated and shocked by what happened, police said.

The boy later returned to the location. When an officer tried to catch him, the boy spat at the him and again ran away while laughing, police said.

Police collected the saliva as evidence and investigators are now working to identify the child.

Police are asking people for tips in locating the boy, who was described as white, with short dark hair, and wearing a black bubble jacket with a hood, black pants and black sneakers.