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Appeal following attempted sexual assault

Published: Wednesday 25th March 2020 at 16:00

Appeal following attempted sexual assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a male attempted to sexually assault a woman in Brandon.

The incident took place at approximately 7.15pm, yesterday, Tuesday 24th March, when the victim – a woman aged in her 40s – was jogging along the road leading towards Gas House Drove and an unknown male approached her and attempted to sexually assault her. 

The woman managed to get away and the suspect then ran down an alleyway nearby. 

As a result of the incident, the woman was left shaken but was not physically harmed.

The male suspect is described as young, approximately 5ft 5ins and of slim build. He was wearing black clothing.

The victim is being supported by specialist trained officers as detectives have been undertaking initial enquiries into this incident. 

Additional police officers will also be on patrol in the area to provide reassurance to the local community. 

Anyone who may have heard anything or anyone with any information is asked to contact Suffolk police, quoting crime reference: 37/17920/20

Website: www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

Crimestoppers: Contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org 

Phone: Call 101 

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