Suffolk

Sexual assault on woman in Ipswich

Scene of Ipswich sexual assault
Image caption An area of wasteland on Belstead Road was cordoned off by police

A 19-year-old woman has been sexually assaulted on wasteland in a Suffolk town.

The woman had left a house in Ipswich to look for a friend on Sunday night when she was approached by a man in Belstead Road.

He pushed her to the ground before physically and sexually assaulting her. Police said she sustained minor injuries and bruising.

The man was described as white, stocky and was wearing a dark tracksuit.

An area of wasteland on Belstead Road was cordoned off while police began their inquiries.

Police are urging anyone with any information to contact Ipswich CID.

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