A 20-YEAR-OLD woman was pulled into an East Oxford alleyway and sexually assaulted by a man wearing a single leather glove.

The attack happened opposite Marsh Road in Cowley Road at about 9pm on Monday but Thames Valley Police only released the details today.

Police said the victim was sexually assaulted before she managed to escape.

The sex attacker is described by police as black, in his 20s or 30s, slim, with short hair, and about 5ft 5ins tall.

He was wearing white shoes, the black leather glove, and a dark long-sleeved shirt.