A WOMAN in her 50s is believed to have been assaulted in Hereford at the weekend.

The alleged assault took place in the Sherborne Close area of Hereford in the early hours of Saturday.

Detective Sergeant Catherine Taylor, from Hereford CID, said: "If you were in the Sherborne Close area of Hereford between 00:30am and 4am on August 10 and saw something untoward that could assist with our investigation please get in touch.

"We are trying to establish how the victim has sustained injuries and are looking to speak to anyone who may have seen her or anyone acting suspiciously in the area."

"We are keen to speak with a man described as around 5ft 10, of a slim build with dark hair and wearing dark clothing who may have been walking in the area at the time and could hold valuable information that could help us with our enquiry."

Anyone with information that could help police with their enquiries is urged to call 101 quoting incident 112 of August 10 2019. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.