Woman punched in face in street

A YOUNG woman was assaulted in an Essex street by a man who punched her in the face.

A YOUNG woman was assaulted in an Essex street by a man who punched her in the face.

The 19-year-old student, from east London, was attacked near the junction Coval Lane, in Rainsford Road, Chelmsford.

She had been walking from the nightclub on Duke Street when approached from behind and punched, after being wolf-whistled by a man, shortly after 1am, on Sunday, January 31.

The attacker is described as white, around 5ft 8ins tall, of average build and with short, dark hair. At the time, he was wearing a dark jacket.

Anyone with information about the assault should contact Chelmsford police on 0300 333 4444.