APPEAL: Sexual assault in Colchester

Essex Police are investigating reports a woman was sexually assaulted in Colchester.

The woman, who is aged in her 20s, reported a man approached her in St Botolph’s Street and assaulted her in St Botolph’s Church Walk at about 3.20am today, Sunday, November 18.

Specialist officers are supporting the woman.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time who saw what happened or has any information that could assist with their investigation to call 101 quoting incident number 199 of November 18.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at