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Woman raped in Aylesbury town centre

She was attacked whilst sleeping there in the early hours of Sunday.

Published by Dan Gooding at 1:18pm 18th March 2020. (Updated at 4:08pm 18th March 2020) 2-minute read.

Woman raped in Aylesbury town centre

A woman has been raped whilst sleeping in Aylesbury town centre.

The victim, in her 40s, was attacked in the early hours of Sunday (15/3).

The incident happened between 4am and 5am in the car park opposite the Aylesbury bus station, which is a private car park for the flats above.

While sleeping in the car park, a woman aged in her forties, was raped by an unknown man.

The offender is described as a black man of small build aged between 20 and 30 years’ old with short black hair in an afro style.

The woman suffered some minor scratches and was treated in hospital where she remains at this time.

She is being offered specialist help and support.

Investigating officer Detective Sergeant Justin Harris of Aylesbury Force CID, said:

“I understand that this incident may cause concern in the community, but I would like to reassure people that a thorough investigation is underway.

“I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time, who might be able to help with our investigation.

“If you saw or heard anything in that area please get in touch. The bus station is relatively secluded but it is likely potential witnesses will have made their way through the carpark.

“If you have any information which you think could be relevant, please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101 or make a report online quoting the reference number 43200087185.

“If you would prefer to remain anonymous, please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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