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Basildon: Efit Released Of Rape Suspect
An efit's been released of a man suspected to have raped a woman in Basildon last week.
A 21-year-old woman had been walking along Clay Hill Road shortly after midnight on Tuesday, November 20 when she flagged down a car.
She was driven to Partridge Green where the driver then sexually assaulted and raped her.
Investigating Officer, DI Mark Tyler, said: "This was a particularly horrendous and disturbing assault on a defenceless woman.
"We would ask that people cast their minds back to the early hours of last Tuesday morning and if they were in the Partridge Green area then they should call us.
"Furthermore, this efit is distinctive and unique. We ask that people take a good look at it and contact us with a name."
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