Dorset

Sex attacker drags woman into woods in Bournemouth

A woman was sexually assaulted in Bournemouth town centre after being dragged into woods by her attacker.

The 20-year-old victim from Wareham was attacked on Horseshoe Common in the early hours of Thursday.

Dorset Police said she had been sitting on a bench outside the Walkabout bar between 01:00 and 02:00 BST when the man approached her.

Police said the man is believed to have stopped the attack when a passer-by became aware and called out.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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