Woman sexually assaulted in Towcester street

A woman has been sexually assaulted in a Northamptonshire town.

Officers were called at about 02:00 BST on Wednesday to reports of the sex attack, close to the junction of Watling Street and Richmond Road in Towcester.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said the area had been cordoned off while forensic teams investigated the scene of the crime.

He added that the inquiry was in its early stages.

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