Teen attacked in alleyway

POLICE officers in Essex are today appealing for witnesses after an alleged assault in Colchester.

POLICE officers in Essex are today appealing for witnesses after an alleged assault in Colchester.

The alleged assault is believed to have happened at about 11.30pm on Tuesday.

Officers at Colchester CID are investigating the report that an 18-year-old woman from Colchester was assaulted by a man in an alleyway which runs between the rear of the Tesco's store in Highwoods and the area around Highwoods Square and Ivor Brown Court.

The man is described as black, aged 18-30 years old, approximately 6ft 2ins tall, of muscular build and had and Essex accent.


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He was wearing a black baseball cap and a dark coloured hooded top and trousers and gold jewellery.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dc Rachel Evemy on 0300 333 4444.

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