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11 March 2015, 12:20 | Updated: 11 March 2015, 12:28
Police in Truro are asking the public for information, after a woman was attacked as she walked alone through the city centre early on Saturday.
The 22-year-old woman realised she was being followed by a man in the area of the Trafalgar roundabout at around 3.30am on March 7th.
He grabbed her and attacked her before running away, leaving her with a slight injury as a result.
The suspect is described as around 5ft 6ins, with a bald head and foreign accent. He was wearing jeans and a hooded top. He may have a visible injury to his face.
Detective Constable Matthew Cobb said: “We would encourage girls and women in the city to be vigilant, and not to walk alone at night.
“We are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could help with our enquiries.
“Anyone who is approached by a man matching this description or who sees someone acting suspiciously should report it to police.”
Anyone with information is asked to email email@example.com, or call 101, quoting reference CR/015726/15. Or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.