Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was raped in Park Crescent Road, Brighton, at about 6am on Monday (4 August).
The incident happened in the street after the 43-year-old victim had met her attacker the night before. The police were alerted by a call from a member of the public who saw what was happening. A man was arrested at the scene.
The victim was also found at the scene by police and is being dealt with by specially trained officers.
Detective Constable Aran Boyt said: “We are appealing for any witnesses who noticed anything in the area at the time. In particular we would like to trace a potentially important witness who approached the victim and the man at the time.
“The witness may not have realised what was taking place but may be able to provide crucial evidence in the investigation.”
The witness is described as a slim white man aged in his 60s and was wearing a blue and white horizontally striped T shirt and light coloured trousers. He was about 5′ 7″ with either grey cropped hair or bald.
If you are the witness or if you have any information about the incident contact police on 101 or email email@example.com quoting serial 0195 of 04/08.
Euan Roberts, 32, of no fixed address, has been charged with raping a woman in Park Crescent Road, Brighton, on 4 August.
He was due to appear at Brighton nMagistrates’ Court on Tuesday (5 August).
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