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Stroud Police Issue E-Fit After Sex Attack
Stroud Police have issued an E-fit of a man they want to speak to in relation to a serious sexual assault that took place in the town during the early hours of Saturday November 25.
The victim, a 24 year-old woman from Stroud, had been walking along Bisley Old Road at around 4am when she was approached by an unknown male who offered to walk her home.
As they walked up the road the man grabbed the woman and forced her into a residential garden before subjecting her to a serious sexual assault.
The offender then left the scene on foot.
He is described as being between 25 and 29 years old, 5ft 8ins tall with a medium build and tanned or olive skin.
He spoke with a foreign accent and had short, tidy black hair that was gelled into spikes.
Acting Detective Inspector Mark Little, of Stroud police, said: "This was an extremely shocking and disturbing incident that took place in a residential area.
"We are determined to catch the offender and bring him to justice, and we would like to speak to anybody who saw or heard anything taking place in the Bisley Old Road area at the time this offence occurred to get in touch."
Anyone who recognises the E-fit, or who has information about this incident, is asked to contact Stroud police on 0845 090 1234, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting incident number 127 of November 25.
: 28/11/2006 17:38:08
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