Police have closed off part of a road in Ashton-on-Ribble after a suspected sexual assault.Advertisement
An alleyway in Alert Street, between Tulketh Brow and Stocks Road, has been cordoned off since the early hours of Monday (4 December).
Preston Police say a woman, in her 20s, is reported to have been sexually assaulted between 4am and 4.30am on Sunday (3 December).
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DI Warren Atkinson from Preston CID said: “We are still piecing together exactly what has happened to the woman and would like to reassure the public that we have a number of officers working on this enquiry and we have stepped up patrols in the area.
“If you have any information that could help us with our investigation , please contact us on 101 quoting incident reference LC-20171203-1306.”