A woman was raped in the early hours of this morning (Friday, March 10).
The victim, a 24-year-old local woman, was walking home from the town centre when she was assaulted at around 3.20am.
She had walked via Queens Road, St James Road and Mount Pleasant Road, but it is believed the attack took place at a bus stop near the junction of Parker Road and Beaconsfield Road.
The suspect, who grabbed the woman from behind, has been described as a white man wearing grey jeans.
Officers are making enquiries in the area and additional patrols have been deployed.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or by visiting www.crimestoppers-uk.org or phone police on 101.
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