Witness appeal after attack reported in Melton Road, Oakham

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was allegedly assaulted in Oakham.

The incident happened near the Melton Road level crossing on Thursday last week at about 5.55pm.

The woman was attacked by a man before being helped by a passer-by.

Oakham beacon officer PC Joe Lloyd, who is investigating the incident, said: “I have viewed the CCTV at the time of the incident and there were people walking, on bikes and driving by the location.

“I would also like to speak to a female member of the public that may have helped the victim.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 and quote crime number LR/00292/13-5.