The hunt is on for a sex attacker after an alleged night-time assault in Wiltshire.

The incident is said to have taken place in the alleyway joining North Row to the High Street in Warminster at around 10.30am on Tuesday evening (February 20).

Wiltshire Police are urging the public for help in identifying the man suspected of committing the crime.

He has been described as middle eastern in appearance, around 6ft tall and of a muscular build. He is also said to have stubble and short dark spiky hair and wearing combat-style trousers and a grey jacket.

Detective Sergeant Toni Nugent said: “This is an extremely concerning incident and it’s vital that we hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time and may have witnessed someone acting suspiciously.

“We would also like to hear from anyone who may have been driving in the area and may have dash cam footage that could potentially help our investigation.”

Members of the public have been urged to call Wiltshire Police on 101 and quote log 54240020365.