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Canterbury sexual assault investigation after woman led into alleyway by two men

Two men tried forcing a woman into a dark alleyway before members of the public intervened.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested following the reported sexual assault in Canterbury, and police have issued a CCTV still in a bid to locate another.

Police want to trace this man
Police want to trace this man

The assault happened at about 11pm on July 9, near to the city's historic Westgate Towers.

The attempts to lead the woman into the alleyway were against her will.

The detained man, who is from Canterbury, was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

Now, investigating officers have released an image of a man they believe "may have information which could assist enquiries".

Westgate Towers. Picture: Phil Austin
Westgate Towers. Picture: Phil Austin

Anyone who knows the man in the CCTV images, or has any information regarding the incident, should call 01843 222289 quoting 46/120714/21.

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