Devon

Woman sexually assaulted near Exeter University campus

Prince of Wales Road and area
Image caption Police said the woman was assaulted in an area near Prince of Wales Road in Exeter

A woman has been sexually assaulted close to a university campus in Devon.

The woman in her 20s was assaulted in an area near Prince Of Wales Road, close to Exeter University, at about 01:45 GMT.

The male suspect was described as about 6ft (1.8m) tall and stocky. He was wearing dark clothing with a hood.

Devon and Cornwall police are conducting house-to-house inquiries and checking CCTV. Anyone with information is urged contact them.

The force said it wanted to hear from anyone who had seen a man or heard a disturbance between 01:00 and 02:00 GMT.

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