Investigation launched after report of a rape

18 Dec 2017 16:21 PM

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Police are investigating the report of a rape in the Stakeford area.

At about 1am on Sunday, December 17, a woman was raped in an address by an intruder.

The offender is described as 5ft 7inches to 5ft 8 inches tall, small build , broad shoulders with short hair and a local accent.  He was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and a dark top.    

Detective Chief Inspector Helen Anderson said: "We have specially trained officers supporting the victim and her family and we will also be increasing our patrols across the area.

"If anyone has any information they think may be useful to our investigation, or saw a lone man fitting the description above around the time the incident took place, then I would ask them to get in contact with us."

Police are appealing for help from the public and want to speak to anyone who was in the area and may have seen or heard anything suspicious to contact police on 101 quoting reference 117 of 17/12/17. 


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