Woman attacked at home in the Quantocks

An e-fit of the suspect. Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

A woman has been seriously assaulted at home in East Quantoxhead, Somerset. The incident took place between 6pm and 8.30pm on Friday evening (November 15). A man called at the home of the woman and knocked on her door and forced his into the property, where he assaulted her.

People who live in the area are used to people knocking on their doors after becoming lost on the Quantock Hills and seeking directions. The assault was reported to police and an investigation has begun.

Police would like to hear from anyone who was driving along the A39 between Williton and Cannington at East Quantoxhead between 6pm and 8.30pm who may have seen anyone matching the description of the suspect in the picture.