BREAKING NEWS: Woman raped in Selsey

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POLICE officers are appealing to anyone who saw an 18-year-old woman near The Lifeboat Inn, Selsey, between 9pm and 11pm yesterday (Monday, July 29) after a report of rape.

Detective Sergeant Russ Burgess said: “We are at very early stages of this investigation and are talking to the victim and witnesses to try and establish what happened.

Police officers at the scene of the alleged rape in Selsey PHOTO BY EDDIE MITCHELL

Police officers at the scene of the alleged rape in Selsey PHOTO BY EDDIE MITCHELL

“She has described the suspect as a white man in his 20s but no older than 27 with short dark hair.

“He was a muscular build and wearing a black top with a hood.

“We are asking anyone who saw a man matching that description in the area or a woman on the beach or near the pub to contact police on 101 quoting serial 1720 of 30/7.”