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More details released in hunt for man who 'sexually assaulted' woman on Sheerness beach after she had been to Tantra nightclub

17 December 2013
by KentOnline reporter

Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault on a young woman on Sheerness beach have today released more details about the alleged attacker.

Police were called at just after 3am on Sunday to reports of an attack against a woman in her 20s near Bridge Road.

The victim had spent the evening at the nearby Tantra nightclub shortly before she was allegedly attacked by a man between 2am and 3am.

An area of Sheerness beach near Tesco was sealed off after reports of a sexual assault

An area of Sheerness beach near Tesco was sealed off after reports of a sexual assault

Her attacker is described as white, of medium to stocky build with broad shoulders, in his mid-20s, about 5ft 9ins with an oval-shaped face and dark spikey hair with a fringe and noticeable sideburns.

He was wearing dark skinny jeans, a dark long-sleeved cardigan with a light-coloured top underneath and white trainers with laces.

Following the assault, the offender fled along the seawall in the direction of Minster.

Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are conducting house-to-house inquiries and will be carrying out checks this weekend as part of their investigation.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to phone police on 01622 654864 or Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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