Blue rucksack clue to alleged sex assault in Southend

Police investigating a sexual assault in Southend this morning are trying to locate a blue rucksack which may be important to their enquiries.

It was reported a woman was assaulted in Chalkwell Park at around 6.10am.

A 29 year-old man was arrested a short time later

Officers are now trying to trace a Royal blue rucksack with a white or light-coloured stripe down the middle and thick blue straps.

If you have seen the rucksack, picking it up believing it had been dropped or lost, or have any other information about it or the incident itself, please call us on 101 quoting incident 104 of 2 April.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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