9th Dec, 2019

Police hunt Leamington sex attacker

Ian Hughes 14th Nov, 2019

POLICE are hunting a sex attacker who struck in Leamington in the early hours of the morning.

A woman reported being sexually assaulted in an alleyway off Regent Place around 3.45am on Wednesday.

The suspect was a man described as in his late twenties, with dark black hair and a beard, wearing an orange jumper and black jeans. It is believed he fled in the direction of Bath Place after the incident.

Det Insp Colette O’Keefe from Leamington CID said: “This is an understandably concerning incident, and the victim is currently receiving support from specialist officers.

“An investigation has been launched and a number of enquiries are currently ongoing, including CCTV being reviewed. As part of the investigation, we would also like to speak to three men who were in the area at the time and may have witnessed the offence.

“If anyone has any information, please call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 33 of 13 November 2019.”

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via its website.

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