Police hunt alleyway sex attacker

DETECTIVES in Colchester have appealed for witnesses to a sex attack that took place in an alleyway in the town on Saturday afternoon.

DETECTIVES in Colchester have appealed for witnesses to a sex attack that took place in an alleyway in the town.

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon at about 2pm when a man sexually assaulted a 22-year-old local woman in Childwell Alley, off Magdalen Street.

The attacker has been described by his victim as being Asian, aged 18 or 19-years-old, about 5ft 4ins tall and with short black hair.

He had a clean complexion and was clean shaven and wore a white cap, sunglasses, a light blue shirt and blue jeans. He also wore distinctive jewellery, including a gold shield-shaped pendant around his neck and a silver Celtic-design ring.


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The attacker spoke with a high-pitch London accent.

Anyone with information can contact officers at Colchester CID on 0300 3334444.

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