Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Woman attacked near Isle of Wight Festival site

A woman has been sexually assaulted after attending a music festival on the Isle of Wight.

The woman, who had been at the Isle of Wight Festival in Newport, was attacked by a man near the festival site between 0030 and 0130 BST.

They believe the man had also been at the festival, which took place at Seaclose Park at the weekend.

Hampshire police said the woman did not know her attacker but he is believed to have been with a small group of people.

Police said such incidents are rare on the island and are appealing to the people who were with the man to come forward.

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