Woman sexually assaulted in park near Ipswich Town stadium

Police at Alderman Park
Image caption Police remain at the scene at Alderman Park, Ipswich

A woman has been sexually assaulted in a park.

Police said the attack happened at Alderman Road Recreation Ground, near Ipswich Town's Portman Road football stadium, at about 03:40 BST.

Suffolk Police said the woman was in contact with a man online and arranged to meet him in the park.

The woman, aged in her 20s, told officers the man grabbed her and raped her before leaving the area, the force said.

The man was described as a mixed race, about 5ft 8in (173cm) tall, in his late teens or early 20s and wearing a dark coloured jacket.

A police cordon remains in place.

Image caption The recreation ground near Ipswich Town's stadium has been cordoned off

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