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Sex assault on woman in alleyway in Colchester

A 20-year-old woman has been sexually assaulted by a man who followed her into an alleyway in Colchester.

The woman was in Shrub End when she was followed into an alleyway off Egerton Green Road, near Gosbecks Primary School, and attacked.

Police want to hear from people who were in the area at the time, believed to be between 23:00 BST and midnight on Friday.

They said the woman is distressed and is with specialist officers.

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