Appeal launched after report of woman grabbed and sexually assaulted by two men in Dover town centre

Contributed by editor on Feb 26, 2017 - 04:25 PM

Kent Police is appealing for witnesses following a report of a sexual assault in Dover on Thursday 23 February.


The assault is believed to have taken place in an alleyway between Cannon Street and New Street between 6pm and 6.30pm.

A woman in her 20s was walking along the alleyway when she is reported to have been grabbed by two men and assaulted.

Afterwards the men, both described as white and speaking English, made off towards the Roman Painted House.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Kirstine Davies, said: ‘We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at that time and who may have seen the incident, or events leading up to it.

‘It is a busy time of day when many people would have been on their way home from work. We ask them to cast their minds back and if they saw anything suspicious to contact us.’

Anyone with information is asked to call Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference ZY/007329/17 Alternatively contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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