Woman Sexually Assaulted By Two Men Near Portswood


An 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted on a pathway between Mount Pleasant Road and Empress Road in the early hours of this morning.

The serious sexual assault took place today between 1:30am and 2:30am this morning after the victim became separated from her friends. She was approached by two men, who then carried out the attack.

Following the incident, the suspects ran away in the direction of Empress Road having been chased away by friends of the victim. The suspects are described as white and aged between 20 and 30.

Detective Inspector Richard Sellwood said:

“We would like to hear from anyone who information that may assist our investigation. Did you see or hear anything around the time of the incident?”

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Western Major Crimes Team on 101, or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.


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