Police investigate sex attack in Blackpool alleyway

Police at the scene of the incident, at the rear of Redcar Road
Police at the scene of the incident, at the rear of Redcar Road

A woman has been sexually assaulted in a Blackpool alleyway.

Police were called to the alley, off Redcar Road, in North Shore, at around 7.25am today.

A 43-year-old woman reported she had been attacked by a man who had made off from the scene

The victim, from the Blackpool area, is currently being supported by specially trained officers.

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said the investigation is in its early stages and enquiries are on-going.

Anyone with information about the incident can call police on 101 quoting crime reference WD1701622.