A WOMAN was sexually assaulted on a canal towpath in Gloucester on Saturday.

A 28-year-old woman from Hempsted was jogging along the canal path by Sainsbury’s on St Ann’s Way at around 8.25pm on Saturday April 19 when she was approached by four men.

One of the men made a comment to the victim and she replied. Two of the men then grabbed the woman by the hair, pulling her to the ground and sexually assaulting her. The woman then screamed and the four men ran away.

The first attacker is described as white, around 6ft 3ins tall and aged between 17 and 18-years old. He is of slim, skinny build with messy brown hair and was wearing a red football shirt, black knee-length shorts and black trainers.

The second attacker is described as white, male around 17-years old and around 5ft 5ins tall. He had messy brown or blonde hair, and was wearing a Nike top, dark in colour with white writing, dark knee-length shorts and white trainers.

Anyone who may have information on this incident should call Gloucestershire Police on 101, quoting incident 419 of April 19.