Woman Raped in Sompting

8 February 2019, 14:17


A woman's been raped in Sompting near Worthing.

Police say she was attacked by a man she didn't know in an alley off Avon Close at around midnight on Wednesday 6 February.

No one's been arrested, and police are asking for locals' help.

Det Insp Suzanne Neilson, senior investigating officer, said: "Any information is welcome, however insignificant it may seem.

"Offences of this kind are fortunately rare, but we understand the concerns that may be generated.

"Extra patrols have been deployed to reassure the community and provide additional points of contact while we seek to trace and apprehend the person responsible.

"Anyone with information that may assist detectives is asked to report details online or to phone 101, quoting Operation Mire."