Thames Valley Police: Appeal for witnesses following a rape in Oxford.

Posted By 👤  Admin 5th May 2019

Appeal for witnesses following rape – Oxford

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a rape in Oxford.

At around 3.20am and 3.40am this morning (4/5) a woman in her twenties has been subjected to a sexual assault. The incident took place in an alleyway on Turl Street, Oxford.

The victim is being supported by specially trained officers.

The first offender is described as a man with olive or tanned skin, aged late twenties to early thirties, around 5ft 8 to 5ft 9ins tall, clean shaven, with a muscular build. He was has short dark hair which was parted to one side. He was wearing dark coloured trousers and dark coloured jacket.

The second offender also had olive or tanned skin, was around 5ft 7 to 5ft 8ins tall, he was younger looking and looked quite baby face. He is thought to be in his late teens to early twenties, with a muscular build, with short dark neat hair, shaved at the sides. He was wearing a short sleeved white buttoned shirt with dark coloured dots, and dark coloured jean type trousers.

Senior investigating officer, Detective Inspector Matt Bick, said: “We have launched an investigation following this serious incident.

“We are in the early stages of this investigation but are following a number of lines of enquiry.

“As a result of this incident members of the public may see an increased police presence.

“We would advise anyone with concerns to please speak to one of our officers.

“We are asking the public for their assistance in our investigation, we are asking anyone who may have seen two men in the company of a woman who match the description shortly before 3.20am in the area of Turl Street to please come forward.

“Additionally we are aware that three vehicles have passed along Turl Street at the time of the offence between 3.20am and 3.40am. If any of the vehicles has dash-cam footage we would ask them to review it and get in touch, or if they have eye witness information we would appreciate them contacting us.”

“I would also ask anyone who was walking in the area of Turl Street at around the time of the incident to please come forward.”

Anyone with information should call 101 or go to our website quoting reference 190 4/5/19.

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Alternatively if you wish to report 100% anonymously you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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