POLICE investigating a rape in Leamington are trying to identify a cyclist who spoke to the victim following the attack.
The cyclist was seen talking to the victim at around 7pm on Sunday January 14 near to the Vue cinema in Augusta Place, a short time after the attack is reported to have taken place.
The cyclist is described as being a woman in her mid-40s with shoulder length dark hair. She was wearing a three-quarter-length coat and riding a white bike.
Following the incident two men have been arrested on suspicion of rape.
Rape investigator Detective Sergeant Nic Norris said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim who has been left distressed by the attack. We believe the cyclist is the first person she disclosed the attack to, so it is important we identify her.”
Anyone with information that can help police identify the cyclist or any other information that can help police with their enquiries can go to www.warwickshire.police.uk/report or call 101. Quote incident 220 of 14 January 2024.