Gainsborough: Police appeal after woman sexually assaulted


Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in Gainsborough.

The attack happened in Whiteswood Lane at around 5.20am on Saturday 26th October.

A Lincolnshire Police spokesman said: “A 35-year-old woman engaged in conversation with two men.”

“She left them and continued walking towards the Jack and Jill pub.”

“One of the men caught up with her, pushed her to the ground and sexually assaulted her.”

“He then stole her handbag and ran off back down Whiteswood Lane towards Pasture Road.”

The man is described as around 5ft 7in tall, of slim build with a gaunt face. He was wearing jeans.

Police are appealing for witnesses, or anyone with any information on this incident to get in touch with them as soon as possible on 101.