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Hunt For Sheerness Rapist

Police are searching for a man who punched and raped a female victim in an alleyway in Kent.

The victim, in her 20s, was attacked just an hour before the clocks went back on Sunday 31st October. The rape happened in an alley between Alma Road and Berridge Road in Sheerness, Kent.

A spokesperson for Kent Police said: ‘We are appealing for information after a woman reported being raped in an alleyway in Sheerness. The incident happened at around 1am today.

we are committed to ensuring a thorough investigation whilst supporting the victim throughout the process

Officers said they were examining CCTV footage taken from cameras in the area. As the clocks changed very close to the time of the incident, police are asking people to check CCTV both before and after 1am.

The suspect is believed to be white, of heavy build, balding and wearing a dark grey hooded top and light grey trousers.

Detective Chief Inspector Neil Kimber of Kent Police said: ‘We are making a number of inquiries and have already seized a significant amount of CCTV and gathered forensic evidence. I would ask people who were in the area in the early hours of today to review any dashcam, doorbell or CCTV footage and contact us if they have captured images that will assist us. Alternatively, if anyone witnessed anything suspicious or has any information about the incident, please call the witness appeal line.’

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