CHESTERFIELD: Woman assaulted near canal

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted on her way home from a club in Chesterfield.

The woman had been partying with friends in the town centre before heading home.

She had been walking along Brimington Road in Tapton at about 3.45am on Thursday, March 28 when she was approached by a man.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed an altercation between a man and a woman in the area at that time.

The man was described as about 5ft 4ins, of slim build with a bald head, brown eyes and aged about 30. He spoke with a foreign accent.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.