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Witness appeal after early morning assault on woman in Bridgwater

POLICE are appealing for CCTV, witnesses and information after a woman was assaulted by a man on the cycle path in Bridgwater.

The incident happened on the path between Bath Road and Wadham Close between 4am and 6am on Monday (November 1) as the woman walked home from an evening out with friends. She managed to run away and report the incident to the police.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset policed said: “The woman was able to describe her attacker as being mixed race, about 6ft tall with dark hair, and said he wore a red hoodie.

“While the motivation is not clear, officers have begun a thorough investigation and the woman is being supported.


“Police carried out door-to-door enquiries in the area and are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen a man of that description in the area that morning.

“If you were in the area and saw anything suspicious, or if you have CCTV or dashcam footage which could help, please call 101 and give the reference 5221256112.

“Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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