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Early hours ‘serious sexual assault’ on woman, in her 30s, in Peterborough

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A woman in her 30s was subjected to a serious sexual assault in the early hours of Sunday in Peterborough.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

The victim, a woman in her 30s, was attacked at some point between 2.30am and 3.50am on Sunday in the underpass between Bourges Boulevard and Westfield Road.

The attacker is described as a Black or Asian man in his 20s of skinny build, with black curly hair.

He was wearing beige trousers, a white t-shirt, white trainers, and a light beige jacket.

No arrests have been made, but an investigation is ongoing.

Detective Chief Inspector Sherrie Nash said: “This was an incredibly distressing incident for the victim, who is now being supported by specially trained officers.

“I’d like to appeal to anyone who saw a man matching the suspect’s description in the area between 1am and 4am.

“We’d also like to speak any drivers with dashcam footage who were in the area of Bourges Boulevard, Taverners Road or Westfield Road.”

Anyone with information should visit Cambridgeshire Constabulary’s website quoting 35/62429/23. Alternatively call 101.

There is also the opportunity to report anonymously via Crimestoppers.

 

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