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Woman attacked in Brighton

Police launch a fresh appeal to help catch a man who attacked a woman in Brighton.

Fresh appeal after woman attacked this summer

Police have launched a fresh appeal after a woman was attacked in Brighton, in what is thought to be an attempted rape.

A man ran from behind the 19-year-old victim, grabbed her hair and assaulted her on Friday 19th July at around 2:50am.

She was able to bravely fight off the attacker.

The man was white, in his 20's with a slim but muscular build.

He had short blond/brown hair that was flat and brushed forward at the front.

He was wearing a white short sleeved top with a pattern on it, possibly with blue and red colouring in it.

Detective Inspector Lee Horner said, "We are determined to catch the man responsible for the attack and hope to get more witnesses who may have been away from Brighton and Hove during our last appeal.

"This was a terrifying incident for the victim who did well to fend off her attacker."

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