Police investigate Warrington sex assault

Detectives are investigating reports that a 26-year-old woman was seriously sexually assaulted in Warrington during the early hours.

It is understood the woman was attacked in the area around Chester Road and Irwell Road in the town centre at about 03:00 BST.

Cheshire Police said it had increased the number of officers in the area following the incident.

It said a crime scene investigation using forensic teams was under way.

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