Woman sexually assaulted in Blackpool

A 29-year-old woman was sexually assaulted as she walked home in Blackpool.

The victim was walking along Church Street between 2000 and 2100 GMT on Sunday when she was pulled into Alfred Street by a man who then attacked her.

The man was described as white, in his 30s, about 5ft 9in (1.8m) with mousey brown hair and stubble. He was wearing jeans and a green top.

Lancashire Police have urged anyone with information to contact them.

Ch Insp Andrea Barrow said: "We are currently pursuing a number of different lines of inquiries and have extra patrols in the area to provide reassurance to the local community and would urge anyone who has any information to come forward."

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