By Isha Sesay • 01 December 2019 • 21:10
The sexual assault took place on Great Homer Street in Liverpool, England. Credit: Google Maps.
POLICE are hunting a sex attacker who dragged a woman into bushes and raped her in what they describe as “shocking attack.”
The emergency services received a call at 3.40am on Sunday morning (December 1), reporting that a woman in her 20s had been found in a distressed state on Great Homer Street in Liverpool, England, after having reportedly been raped.
As reported by the police, the victim was approached from behind with the suspect fleeing after the scene when a a passer by stumbled upon the sexual assault taking place.
The victim is being supported by specialist officers as the investigation is carried out, where CCTV will be analysed and forensic tests are conducted.
Police are appealing for information on the disturbing assault. The suspect is described as being white, 5ft 8in tall, in his early 20s, and wearing a dark puffa-style microlight jacket with a hood.
Detective Inspector Ben Dyer said in a statement:
“We’re carrying out extensive enquiries into this shocking attack, and our specially trained officers will be fully supporting the victim following her extremely traumatic experience.
“The incident took place near to student residences, and we have been visiting and dropping letters in to all those who live nearby. I want to assure the community that we are gathering information and will be providing a presence in the area.
“Did you hear anything or have heard talk since? I want to appeal to anyone with information, saw the incident, or a man matching the description in the area or running off at around 3.40am to come forward.
“Any small detail could be vital to the investigation, from CCTV, dashcam, or other footage or detail, so let us judge what you know and we will take appropriate action.”
As Euro Weekly News understand, anyone in the UK with information is asked to contact specialist officers on 101 with reference 19100702360.
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