Police issue appeal after woman sexually assaulted in Faversham alleyway

PUBLISHED: 08:31 11 September 2017 | UPDATED: 08:31 11 September 2017

Kent Police

Kent Police


The incident happened on Saturday

Police are searching for a man in his late 20s after a sexual assault was reported in Faversham.

On Saturday, at around 7.40pm, a woman was walking along the alleyway passing under the railway bridge between School Road and Athelstan Road.

As she walked, she was reportedly approached by an unknown man who launched his assault.

After the incident, the suspect walked off towards School Road.

Following a report, Kent Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the suspect.

A spokesperson from the force said: “He is described as being in his late 20s, approximately 5ft 6in tall, of slim build with tanned skin and very dark, black hair that was short to medium-length. He spoke English with a foreign accent and was wearing a black jacket zipped up to the neck, cream jogging bottoms with an elasticated waist and dark trainers.

“Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, who saw a man of this description in Faversham on Saturday 9 September or who may know his identity, is asked to call Kent Police on 01795 419119 quoting reference 09-1263.

“Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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