Police are appealing for witnesses after reports of a serious sexual assault.

The incident occurred at approximately 3.45am on Saturday 28 August, in an alleyway off Cornard Road, almost opposite the junction with Lucas Road in Sudbury.

The police investigation is in its early stages and specialist trained officers are working with the victim.

A police scene was in place at the alleyway and officers undertook enquiries in the area yesterday. 

Detectives would like to hear from any witnesses who were in the vicinity of that part of Cornard Road between 3.30am and 4am this morning, or any motorists that passed through and have a dashcam fitted in their vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the West Safeguarding Investigation Unit in Bury St Edmunds, quoting reference: 47492/21.

Cakk police on 101 or visit www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update