A WOMAN has been sexually assaulted at a playing field in Crawley.

Police are investigating a reported sex attack on a woman at Ifield Green on Tuesday afternoon.

Enquiries are at an early stage and officers are working to establish the full circumstances of this isolated incident, Sussex Police said.

Pictures taken from the scene show a black tent erected in the middle of the cordon while one officer stands guard.

A section of the playing field has also been cordoned off as officers investigate a crime scene.

A spokesman for the force said: "The woman is being supported by specially trained officers.

"Anyone who has any information that could assist the investigation can contact the police either online at https://www.sussex.police.uk/contact/af/contact-us or by calling 101, quoting serial 1263 of 13/10."