Sussex

Brighton beach rape: Police release CCTV images

  • 28 October 2012
  • From the section Sussex
CCTV image of Brighton beach rape suspect
Image caption The man was seen walking up West Street towards the clock tower

CCTV images have been released of a man being sought by police investigating the rape of a woman on Brighton beach.

The man was seen going into the Oceana nightclub in West Street at about 22:30 BST on 6 September.

Police said the victim, from Kent, left the nightclub in the early hours of 7 September and was raped on the beach near the bottom of West Street.

The man was seen walking up West Street towards the clock tower before going into Duke Street early on 7 September.

Sussex Police said he was described as being in his 20s, about 5ft 7in tall, of medium build with short dark hair.

The woman told officers she was grabbed by two men and raped while a third looked on.

Two men aged 32 and 34 from Brighton were arrested on 5 October and released on bail until November.

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