Sexual assault in Cheshire

Witnesses urged to come forward

Detectives in Congleton are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The 27 year old told police she was attacked in the memorial garden off Lawton Street.

It is believed the assault took place between 4 - 6am that morning.

The victim is being supported by specialist officers and enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are underway.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who was near Congleton High Street and Lawton Street who may have information to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident 281 of 10th June or alternatively information can be left anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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