A YOUNG woman was sexually assaulted in Oxford city centre after being 'surrounded' by six men 'speaking in a foreign language'.

Between 2.30am and 3.30am on Friday, May 10, the 21-year-old left the Bridge nightclub in Hythe Bridge Street and walked up George Street to Magdalen Street.

Police said she was surrounded by a group of six men who were speaking in a foreign language.

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One man grabbed her hair from behind and pulled her backwards, making her stumble.

A man then touched her inappropriately before the group shouted a foreign word and ran away, according to police.

The men are described as being tanned, Eastern European, and aged in their late twenties. 

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They were 5ft 8ins to 5ft 11ins tall, all had dark hair and medium builds.

One of the men was wearing a brown leather jacket which was not zipped up.

Investigating officer Sergeant Christopher Ball, based at Cowley police station, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who saw what happened or has any information which could assist our investigation.

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"The victim is being supported by officers, following the distressing incident.

“If you have any information about this sexual assault, please contact police.”

Anyone with any information can contact police by calling 101 quoting reference 43190140470.

If you do not wish to speak to police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.