Serious sexual assault in Peterborough saw victim targeted in …

A woman was seriously sexually assaulted during an early hours attack in a Peterborough[1] underpass. The victim was targeted in the underpass between Bourges Boulevard and Westfield Road.

Police said the attack took place between 2.30am and 3.50am on Sunday, August 20. No arrests have yet been made and Cambridgeshire[2] Police has now released an e-fit of a man officers want to speak to.

Detective Inspector Graham Newton said: “I would like to hear from anyone who may have seen a man who resembles our e-fit. We are also still appealing for any information, no matter how small, and to any drivers with dashcam footage who were in the area of Bourges Boulevard, Taverners Road or Westfield Road.

“This was an incredibly distressing incident for the victim who continues to be supported by specially trained officers.”

Anyone with information should visit Cambridgeshire Constabulary’s website[4] or speak to us on web chat[5] quoting crime reference 35/62429/23. Alternatively call 101. There is also the opportunity to report anonymously via Crimestoppers[6] .


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