POLICE have released a description of a teenager they want to find after a sex attack on a 12-year-old girl.

She was indecently assaulted when she walked in an alleyway off Westgate, in the centre of Heckmondwike, shortly after 5pm on Friday, January 2.

The attacker was white, aged 14 or 15 and had short, brown hair. He had a silver piercing in his left ear and a small scar on the right side of his forehead. He wore a dark top and jeans.

Anyone with information should ring the Dewsbury police helpdesk on 01924 431059.