Police continue appeals after release of man held in Witham attempted rape probe
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A 33-year-old man, arrested in connection with the attempted rape of a woman in Witham, has been released under investigation.
The victim, a woman in her 20s, was attacked at about 8.45am on Wednesday, January 3, as she walked along a pathway in Powers Hall End and Bluebell Close/Bramble Road.
She managed to fight the man off and get away.
A man in his 30s was arrested in Witham.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident and appeal for information.
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The woman’s attacker is described as white, just under 6ft, of large build, with dark bushy eyebrows, green eyes and short, shaved dark hair.
He was seen wearing a black puffed jacket with a hood, and bright blue denim jeans, and was carrying a grey and black backpack. The man is believed to have spoken with a foreign accent.
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Anybody with information can contact the Stanway major investigation team on 101 or email email@example.com