Woman sexually assaulted in Bicester

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in Bicester.

The victim, a woman in her thirties was walking along Chapel Street just before 9pm on Thursday when she was approached by a man who then assaulted her.

The man ran away in the direction of Priory Road.

The offender is aged in his late twenties to early thirties, approximately 5ft 7ins to 5ft 9ins, and had stubble on his chin. He was wearing a black hooded jumper and dark trousers.

The woman was walking along Chapel Street when she was assaulted Credit: Google Streetview

“I would like to speak to anyone who has any information about this incident in which a woman was sexually assaulted. Specially-trained officers are offering support to the victim and detectives are working to identify and locate the offender.

“I would also like to appeal to anyone in Chapel Street or the vicinity who has CCTV footage which may be useful to the investigation, to contact police.

“You may see officers patrolling in the area and any members of the public who have any concerns, or any information, can approach and speak to an officer in the area.”

– Det Con Ruth Ivins, from Banbury Force CID