Essex

Woman sexually assaulted on walk from garage in Essex

A 34-year-old woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in Essex on Thursday night.

The woman was walking from the BP garage in London Road in Southend along Southview Drive, towards Westborough Road, when she was approached by a man.

Police described him as a dark skinned Asian, about 5ft 10in tall. He led the woman down an alleyway off Southview Drive where she was assaulted.

Police want witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

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