A WOMAN in her 70s suffered facial injuries after an attempted sexual assault.

Police are investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault after a man entered her house in Hightown Gardens in Ringwood.

It happened at about 8pm on Friday (June 1).

The victim received minor facial injuries.

An efit image of a man officers would like to speak to in connection with the incident has been released.

Detective Inspector Adam Edwards said: “This is an unusual incident and officers are making enquiries to establish the full circumstances.

“If you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area, please come forward and help us with our enquiries.

“Anyone with information about this incident should call 101 quoting 44180204206.”