Police launch enquiry into alleged Lincoln sexual assault

Lincolnshire Police has launched an investigation after a sexual assault allegation in Lincoln came to their attention over the weekend.

As previously reported, the incident happened on November 16 at around 4.30am in the Yarborough Road/The Avenue area of the city.

A report of a serious sexual assault on a woman in her early twenties was recorded. The woman was taken to hospital for examination and has since been released.

It’s believed one white male offender was involved, and he is described as being around 5ft 8in tall.

Officers are following up on a number of lines of enquiry and have launched an appeal for information.

Police want to speak to anyone who may have seen or heard anything or anyone suspicious or unusual in the area at the time.

If so, they should contact contact Lincolnshire Police on 101, quoting incident 75 of 16/11/2014. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.