Woman sexually assaulted during walk home in Carlisle

Police are hunting a sex attacker after a woman was assaulted as she walked home from a night out in Carlisle.

The victim, in her 30s, was grabbed from behind and dragged up a lane in the Knowe Terrace area of the city in the early hours of Sunday.

Police said the man was described white, 6ft tall, of heavy build, with short dark hair and a full beard.

He was wearing a dark-coloured T-shirt, dark-coloured trousers and light-coloured trainers.

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