November 12, 2010 5.50 pm This story is over 155 months old

Police seek subway sexual assault suspect

Dark subway: A woman says she has been sexually assaulted in the High Street subway on November 11.

— Update on November 12 @ 5.50pm: Police are now looking for a possible suspect in relation to this alleged sexual assault.

The offender is described as between 5ft 8 and 5ft 10in tall and chubby. He was wearing a grey hat, a black and white scarf and a blue polo shirt.

Anyone who thinks they may know this potential suspect, or who may have witnessed the incident, is asked to call Lincolnshire Police on 0300 111 0300.

— Original on November 11 @ 11.17am:

A 19-year-old local woman had allegedly been sexually assaulted in the Lincoln city centre in the early hours of November 11.

Police were called to the subway in Wigford Way (adjoining High Street) at 12.30am this morning following reports.

Officers attended the scene and closed off the area for initial investigations to take place after the incident (the area is now cleared).

Lincolnshire Police say these investigations are at a very early stage and further detail will be released when appropriate.

Source: Lincolnshire Police | Related Report: Lincolnshire Echo