Sussex

Man sought after girl, 14, raped in Ovingdean field

A man is being sought by police after a teenage girl was raped in a field in Sussex, in the middle of the day.

The 14-year-old told detectives she was approached by the man, at the northern end of Sheep Walk in Ovingdean, Brighton, on Wednesday afternoon.

She described the man as white and in his 40s. The attack happened at about 14:00 GMT, police said.

Det Insp Lee Horner, of Sussex Police, said officers would be conducting house-to-house inquiries in the area.

He appealed for anyone who saw a man acting suspiciously or with any information to contact the force.

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