Man raped on Brighton beach

Posted On 14 Apr 2017 at 6:12 pm

A man has reported being raped by another man on Brighton beach early this morning.

Sussex Police said: “The 18-year-old victim was walking eastwards towards Brighton Marina when he reported that he was followed and pulled on to the beach near the Volks Railway between 1.30am and 2.30am on Friday 14 April and raped.

“The suspect is described as black, aged in his forties or fifties, of muscular build, bald and was wearing a black hooded top. He ran off towards the Marina.

“The victim is being supported by specially trained officers.”

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Detective Sergeant Vickie Maroki said: “We are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen this happening or have any information to get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sussex Police by emailing 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101 quoting serial 148 of 14/04.

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