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Investigation after reported sexual assault

The victim is currently being supported by specialist officers

An investigation's underway after an alleged sexual assault in Torquay.

It is said to have happened in the early hours of Saturday morning [19 October] at around 1am on Braddons Hill Road.

An area next to the Apple and Parrot pub was cordoned off for examination and police say the victim's currently being supported by specialist officers.

Acting Detective Chief Inspector Alexandra Doughty said: “Specialist officers are carrying out house-to-house and CCTV enquiries in order to follow up on several lines of enquiry.

“Anyone who feels they have any relevant information is urged to contact us on the below means.”

Witnesses, or anyone with information, is urged to contact police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting reference number 243 of 22/10/19.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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