Hitchin alley cordoned off after sex assault claim

POLICE have closed a shopping street in Hitchin after an allegation of sexual assault on an 18-year-old woman early this morning (Friday). Officers have made West Alley a crime scene and closed it at both ends, after the woman told police she was assault

POLICE have closed a shopping street in Hitchin after an allegation of sexual assault on an 18-year-old woman early this morning (Friday).

Officers have made West Alley a crime scene and closed it at both ends, after the woman told police she was assaulted between about 2am and 2.40am.

If anyone has any information about the incident they are asked to call officers on 0845 3300222 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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