December 7 2013 Latest news:
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
A woman escaped after being dragged into an alleyway and assaulted in Colchester.
The woman, in her 40s and from the local area, was walking home when a man pulled her into the alley near the Firework Superstore in Cowdray Avenue, leading to Ratcliffe Court and Ipswich Road, at about 10pm yesterday.
She struggled with the man, managed to escape and ran home.
Officers carried out a widespread search of the area but there was no sign of the man. He is described as white, about 6ft and in his early 20s. He was clean shaven with short dark hair and was wearing a white T-shirt.
Any witnesses or anyone with information about the man should contact officers at Colchester CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 07800 555111.