Park victim was raped at knifepoint

THE man held at Ipswich police station today is suspected of an attack in Gippeswyk Park in January 1990, which began when a teenager was threatened with a knife.

THE man held at Ipswich police station today is suspected of an attack in Gippeswyk Park in January 1990, which began when a teenager was threatened with a knife.

The female, who was aged 17 at the time, was then dragged behind secluded changing rooms and raped.

The other attack the 50-year-old is being quizzed about took place in September 1986.

The victim was 41 years old. She was grabbed from behind near woodland at Chesterton Close and raped.


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She then had the terrifying experience of being confronted and spoken to by the attacker in the street at a later date.

After the Chesterton Close attack police issued a photograph and description of the attacker, but he remained at large.

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