WILTSHIRE Police is appealing for witnesses and information following a serious sexual assault in Swindon.

The incident took took place at an address in Swindon Road, Old Town, between 1am and 8am on Sunday, December 9.

Shortly before 1am a woman, described as white, wearing a green top, green shorts and either wearing or carrying a black leather jacket, got into a black Hackney cab at the back of Bushwackers and Sin nightclub in the town centre.

She was then dropped off near to or on Swindon Road.

It is believed that she may have fallen over at some point while on Swindon Road.

A short time later, a white male wearing dark jeans, a dark coat and possibly wearing a beanie hat, approached the woman and they then went to an address where the offence took place.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen either the man or woman in or around Swindon Road between these times.

Officers are also trying to identify the Asian male driver of the taxi as he may have vital information.

Anyone with information should contact PC Adam Leakey at Swindon CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information may be left anonymously.