Sussex

'Grey-haired' rape witness sought by Sussex Police

  • 28 September 2013
  • From the section Sussex

A "grey-haired" woman who may have witnessed a 20-year-old woman being raped is being sought by police.

The victim was reported to have been raped at about 02:30 BST on Friday in Warrior Gardens, St Leonards-on-Sea.

Sussex Police said a grey-haired woman was in the area at the time and shouted out, causing the attacker to run away.

Det Insp Gavin Patch appealed for her to come forward. He said: "Police are looking at local connections which the suspect may have."

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