Woman raped in Reading town centre side street

A 22-year-old woman was raped in Reading town centre in the early hours.

Police were alerted after the woman went to the Royal Berkshire Hospital in the town and told A&E staff she had been raped.

Thames Valley Police sealed off Chain Street, a side street with shops that are currently closed, after being called at 04:00 BST.

Supt Robin Rickard said police were reviewing CCTV images as part of the investigation.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites