Sexual assault in Witherlea
Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault at a house in Blenheim early on Sunday morning.
Police were alerted to the attack in the Faulkland Drive/Rata Place area just before 9am on Sunday.
Marlborough CIB are today speaking to several witnesses.
Early area enquiries have been conducted and police are interested in speaking to a male Maori or Polynesian aged about 20-years-old who was seen in the area shortly after the alleged assault.
This person is described as wearing a red hoodie with a full zip, a red hat and long pants.
He is short at about 5'5” in height and of stocky build.
Police would like to speak to this person or others who may have been in his company on Sunday morning as soon as possible as they will no doubt have valuable information that will assist the inquiry.
The on call CIB detective can be contacted at the Blenheim Police Station on 578 5279
- The Marlborough Express