Sussex Police investigate Lindfield attempted rape

A man tried to rape a woman as she walked home from the pub in Sussex.

Police said the woman, in her 20s, was attacked in Hickmans Lane, Lindfield, at about 01:00 GMT.

She was approached by a man who forced her to the ground and tried to rape her. She managed to struggle free.

The suspect is described as 6ft tall with dark hair, a local accent and was wearing dark clothing. Det Insp Rob Walker urged any potential witnesses to contact police.

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