Woman sexually assaulted in alley in Northampton

A 24-year-old woman has been sexually assaulted in an alleyway in Northampton.

The attack happened off St Andrews Road between 0900 and 0930 GMT on Thursday.

She was walking alone when a man followed her and "touched her inappropriately", said police, before making off towards St Andrews Road.

The man is described as white, aged about 25, of slim build and about 5ft 8in tall. Anyone with information is asked to call Northamptonshire Police.

The offender had medium length light brown hair, was clean shaven with a gaunt face and very visible cheekbones.

He was wearing a black mid-length coat which was zipped up, black baggy jeans and black trainers.

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