Two arrests in sex assault inquiry

POLICE in Colchester have arrested two men in connection with an alleged sexual assault in the town.

POLICE in Colchester have arrested two men in connection with an alleged sexual assault.

The incident took place close to the town centre on East Hill at some point between midnight on Wednesday and 2am on Thursday morning.

A police spokesman said: “Two 21-year-old local men have been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a 34-year-old local woman.

“Detectives would like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area between midnight and 2am and has information to contact Colchester CID on 0300 3334444.”

Both men have been bailed until March pending further inquiries.