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Appeal for witnesses after woman is raped - Slough

News   •   Jan 31, 2019 16:23 GMT

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following reports that a woman was raped in Slough last night (30/1).

At around 7.45pm, officers were called to St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Upton, to reports of a female being attacked in the churchyard.

The offender is described as a dark skinned man with a scar on his face.

He is of stocky, muscular build, between 40 and 45-years-old with dark eyes.

He was wearing a grey hat, white shoes and a brown or black coat.

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Lorna Fox, of Force CID at Slough, said: “We are in the early stages of this investigation, but I am appealing to anybody who witnessed anything last night at around 7.45pm to contact 101, quoting URN 1125 (30/1).

“The victim is being supported by specially trained officers, and you will notice an increased police presence in the area while our investigations continue.

“A scene watch is currently in place at St Mary’s Church.

“I would urge anybody who believes they witnessed this attack, or heard anything unusual last night, to call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or make a report online.”