Suffolk

Man cleared of Ipswich street rape charge

  • 8 August 2014
  • From the section Suffolk
Cromer Road, Ipswich
Suffolk Police cordoned off a passageway between two houses on Cromer Road in March

A 21-year-old man has been cleared of raping a woman in an Ipswich street.

The 27-year-old woman told police she was walking from Norwich Road to Cromer Road on the evening of 3 March when a man grabbed her.

She said she was pulled into a passageway between two houses and attacked.

Mohammed Al Jaf Sarteb Sabir, of Cromer Road, was found not guilty of rape after a four-day trial at Ipswich Crown Court.

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