Woman, 23, raped by masked man in Anfield

Detectives are investigating the rape of a 23-year-old woman in Liverpool.

The victim was walking along Lower Breck Road near to the junction of West Derby Road in Anfield on Sunday night when a masked man dragged her into bushes and attacked her, police said.

Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area at about 19:40 GMT to come forward.

The offender had his face covered and is described as white, 30-40 years, and with a large build.

House-to-house inquiries are being carried out and police are also studying CCTV footage.

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