AN 18-YEAR-OLD woman was the victim of a serious sexual assault outside a Bournemouth nightclub, police say.

Images of a man police want to speak to have been released after the incident, which happened sometime between 1.30am and 3am on Sunday, December 29.

Officers say the victim was assaulted in a gravel car park near Cameo nightclub.

Detective Constable Neil Causebrook, of Bournemouth CID, said it is believed the woman may have met her attacker inside the club before she was assaulted by him outside.

“We have been making enquiries into this incident and are continuing to support the victim," DI Causebrook said.

“We have obtained CCTV images of a man we would like to speak to.

"I would urge anyone with information as to his identity to please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police via or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190203131.