Essex

Woman in her 20s raped after night out in Colchester

George Street Colchester Image copyright Google
Image caption George Street is just off the High Street in the centre of Colchester

A woman in her 20s has been raped in the early hours after a night out in Colchester.

Essex police said they were called by a member of the public after the attack in George Street at about 05:25 GMT on Saturday.

Det Ch Insp Rob Huddleston said investigations were progressing and a cordon remained in place.

He thanked a member of the public for supporting the woman after the attack.

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