OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses and footage following an assault where a woman was reportedly attacked.

A woman in her 40s was reportedly attacked in The Bull in Dock Road, Grays, at around 11:35pm on May 7.

It was following a brief interaction with another woman.

Her attacker is described as white, slim, in her mid-40s with blonde hair.

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She was seen getting into a taxi with her boyfriend, and police believe she lives in the area.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “Officers investigating an assault in Grays are appealing for witnesses or footage.

“It was reported a woman in her 40s was attacked in The Bull in Dock Road at around 11.35pm on 7 May following a brief interaction with another woman.

“If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

“Please quote the crime reference number 42/115616/22.

“You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

“Visit to find out more about our website reporting services.

“Alternatively, you can call us on 101.

“In an emergency always call 999.

“If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.”