Reading rape: Woman assaulted after leaving pub

A woman has been raped in Reading by a man she met in a pub earlier in the evening.

The woman, in her 30s, left the pub in Oxford Road at 01:30 BST on Saturday, meeting the man again outside.

Police said he then assaulted her behind the Costcutter store in Wantage Road.

Det Ch Insp Linda York said police were keen to trace the victim's large brown handbag and urged anyone with information to contact the force.

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