CCTV released in hunt for Brighton Hallowe’en sex attacker

Posted On 13 Jan 2015 at 3:10 pm

Detectives investigating a sexual assault on a 21-year-old woman in Brighton have released an image of a man they want to trace.

Madeira Drive sex attackAt about 4.20 am on Friday 31 October last year the victim was accosted on the walkway between Madeira Drive and Marine Drive near the Harvester pub, which was closed at the time.

The suspect is described as being of Eastern European appearance, in his twenties.

Officers have previously appealed for information and have now acquired a CCTV image of a man seen nearby and who they wish to interview.

Detective Constable Andy Beaumont said; “We are now appealing for anyone who saw this man in the area or who knows him, to come forward.

“They are asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukor telephone 101, quoting serial 135 of 31/10.

“Alternatively they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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