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Woman sexually assaulted in alleyway between School Road and Athelstan Road, Faversham

By Sean Axtell

Police are hunting a man following a sexual assault on a woman in an alleyway.

The attack happened at about 7.40pm yesterday as the victim walked along the passage that runs under the railway bridge between School Road and Athelstan Road, Faversham.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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A spokesman said: “The man, who walked off towards School Road, is described as being in his late 20s, approximately 5ft 6in tall, of slim build with tanned skin and very dark, black hair that was short to medium-length.

“He spoke English with a foreign accent and was wearing a black jacket zipped up to the neck, cream jogging bottoms with an elasticated waist and dark trainers.”

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, who saw a man of this description or who may know his identity, is asked to call police on 01795 419119 quoting reference 09-1263, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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