A woman was sexually assaulted in Southampton in the early hours of Saturday as she walked home from a pub.
The 35-year-old left the Big Cheese pub on West End Road and walked along Townhill Way and then down Meggeson Avenue sometime between 12.30am and 1.30am when the incident happened.
Police are now trying to trace three men who left the pub with her. She became separated from them on her journey. They are not believed to have been involved and are not suspects but they may have vital information about what happened.
One of the men is thought to be called Phil and another is known as ‘Twigs’.
The attacker is described as more than 5ft 6inches tall with blond hair which with slicked back into a quiff style. He was wearing a navy coat and had very bright blue eyes.
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