Image released of man police are keen to trace

27 Jun 2017 15:00 PM

Park Lane 216 050317 [View Full Size]

Police investigating a rape in Sunderland have released an image of man they would like to identify. 

The incident happened in an address in the the Park Lane area in the early hours of Sunday March 5. 

Officers are keen to identify the man pictured as its thought he was in the area at the time and may be able to help police with enquiries. 

A man was originally arrested and has now been released with no further action. 

Detective Chief Inspector Phil Bond said: "We have specially trained officers working with the victim to offer her support throughout our investigation.  

"We're keen to identify the man who is pictured as he may be able to help us with our enquiries into this incident and would ask he, or anyone who recognises him, to get in contact with us." 

The man pictured, or anyone who recognises him, is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 216 050317.

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