Man released on bail after alleged sex assault in Colchester

Police are warning people to remain vigilant after an attempted distraction burglary

Police are warning people to remain vigilant after an attempted distraction burglary - Credit: Archant

A man has been released on police bail after an alleged sex assault in Colchester.

A teenage girl was attacked in Lexden Road just before 1am on Tuesday.

A man, 47, was arrested on Christmas Eve and questioned in relation to the incident.

He has now been released on bail until January 5 pending further enquiries.