Sex attack on woman

A LONE woman was grabbed and sexually assaulted by a man, who only fled when a taxi pulled up.

The incident happened at the corner of Saltergate and Tennyson avenue, Chesterfield, at around 2.30am on Sunday.

The attacker grabbed the woman, who was walking towards Compton Street, before sexually assaulting her and saying “you are coming with me.”

When she resisted, the man punched her in the face, before fleeing the scene when a taxi arrived.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident. If you have any information, call 0345 123 3333 or crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.