Serious Sexual Assault, Newquay

Information sought by police

Police are appealing for information following a sexual assault in Newquay a couple of weekends ago. The incident is only now being brought to public attention.

A 19-year-old woman was on a night out in the town on Saturday 3 June when the incident happened.

She left Sailors Nightclub and made her way through the town along Berry Road and to the Boating Lake where she approached a blond woman in the lake shelters and requested a cigarette.

An altercation then occurred where the victim was punched by the other woman and knocked out on the floor. She blacked out for an unknown period of time and reported to police that a serious sexual assault had also taken place.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident and are particularly keen to locate the blond haired woman.

Anyone with information to contact them via 101@dc.police.uk or by telephone on 101, quoting crime number CR/43420/17.