Teenager raped in St Leonards

A teenager was raped as she walked home after a night out with friends in St Leonards.

The 19-year-old was grabbed from behind by a man along a path between London Road and St Margaret's Road on Sunday at 02:00 BST.

After the attack she made her way home and reported it to police the following day.

Her attacker was described as 5ft 9in, with brown tanned skin, a beard, and was wearing a black hoodie and a scarf.

Sussex Police have appealed for witnesses.

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