Police renew appeal after sexual assault in Ipswich on Sunday

Police forensics officers are investigating an alleged incident on wasteland between Star Lane and F

Police forensics officers are investigating an alleged incident on wasteland between Star Lane and Foundry Lane, Ipswich. - Credit: Archant

Police have renewed their appeal for information after a 45-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Ipswich yesterday.

Officers were called around 2.35am to reports that a woman had been assaulted on waste ground between two church buildings in College Street.

The woman told officers she had been walking in the area when she felt a man pull the back of her hair, causing her to fall to the ground.

She then tried to fight the man off, but he sexually assaulted her before she kicked him and ran away.

Police are also examining CCTV in the area.


You may also want to watch:


The man is described as black, with a bald head and greying facial hair as though he had not shaved for several days.

He is thought to be aged in his 30s to 50s.

Most Read

Police are looking to identify the man, as well as the occupants of a vehicle that pulled up on the pavement of the one-way system heading towards the Novotel roundabout between 2.25am and 2.30am.

A man got out of the car and began to walk towards The Mill building.

Anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen anything, or anyone with other information should contact Suffolk police on 101, quoting IC/15/3188.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus