December 12 2013 Latest news:
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Police are continuing their investigation after a woman reported she was raped in an alleyway in Ipswich.
Officers received a report at 11.23pm on Friday from a 27-year-old woman saying she had been raped by a man who asked her for a lighter.
A spokesman said: “The initial report the woman gave police was unclear as to the location the offence occurred, however after speaking with her again, the location has been identified as an alleyway off Smart Street in Ipswich.
“The victim has told police that she was approached by a man between 9pm and 9.30pm on Friday asking for a light, he then pushed her with force to the ground and raped her.” The man is described as white, 5ft 6ins, with short dark hair, of medium build and about 30-years-old.
If you have any information in relation to the incident, call Ipswich CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.