Detectives investigating serious sexual assault Risca

Detectives are appealing for information following a report of a serious sexual assault in Risca.

A woman reported that she was assaulted on the footpath near to Commercial Street on Wednesday, September 23, at around 9.20pm.

The woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted by an unknown man. She is being supported by specialist officers.

Detective Superintendent Alun Davies said: “A number of enquiries are ongoing into this investigation including house to house and CCTV enquiries. We are appealing for anyone who may have seen something suspicious in the area at the time to come forward.

“Any information, no matter how small it may seem, could prove crucial in helping with our enquiries and I would urge you to call us on 101 quoting reference 2000349660.

“We understand that this incident will cause concern in the community and local officers will be carrying out patrols in the area.”

Anyone with any information can also send us a direct message via Facebook or Twitter. Alternatively, you can also report information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.