Sex attack on woman walking home in County Durham

A woman has been left "traumatised" after being sexually assaulted in County Durham, police have said.

The incident happened late on Saturday as the 21-year-old was walking along North Road in Chester-le-Street.

Durham Police said she was approached by a man who asked her for directions before grabbing her and subjecting her to a serious sexual assault.

Detectives say they want to trace a green Nissan car seen in the area at the time.

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