Sex assault at The Warren in Gravesend

PUBLISHED: 14:19 15 March 2011 | UPDATED: 14:54 15 March 2011

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(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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A 20-year-old woman was sexually assaulted after being grabbed by a man as she walked alone.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident in the grounds of The Warren, Valley Drive, at about 11.20am on Thursday March 11.

The victim had been walking home when she was grabbed, and although the incident only lasted a few seconds before she was able to escape she was left extremely distressed.

Her attacker is white, in his late 40s or early 50s, 5ft 7in, medium build. He had short dark hair and is believed to have been wearing dark clothing.

Call Detective Inspector Ian Dampier on 01474 366091 Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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