Woman sexually assaulted near Derby car park

A woman was sexually assaulted as she walked along a footpath in Derby, police said.

The 51-year-old was attacked early on Saturday, close to the car park between Eley Walk and Gerard Street.

Derbyshire Police described her attacker as Asian and in his mid 40s. He was wearing dark coloured jeans and a black top.

The force said the woman was approached by a man who assaulted her before running off towards Burton Road.

Anyone with information is urged to get in touch.

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