Police cordon in place after alleged serious sexual assault

A cordon is in place after an alleged serious sexual assault in Colchester

A cordon is in place after an alleged serious sexual assault in Colchester - Credit: Google Maps

A police cordon is currently in place after an alleged serious sexual assault in Colchester. 

The serious sexual assault was reported to officers late on Tuesday evening. 

A footpath off Berechurch Road is currently cordoned off by police. 

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We are investigating after receiving reports of a serious sexual assault in Colchester.

"Our enquiries are ongoing."