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Police investigating a serious sexual assault are appealing for the driver of a dark coloured saloon car to contact them.In the early hours of Wednesday July 2nd, a woman was sexually assaulted on Merryoak Road in Bitterne.
The 29-year-old woman has been interviewed by specially trained officers and police have confirmed that they are investigating a report of rape. She was also threatened with the use of a weapon, although she did not see one.
Officers have been examining CCTV and have been able to pinpoint the time of the attack to a nine-minute window between 2.16am and 2.25am.
Shortly after, a dark coloured saloon car drove past the scene. Officers believe that the occupants of this vehicle may have seen the offender leaving the area.