Appeal for specific witnesses after woman is raped – Amersham
Main article content
Thames Valley Police is appealing for two specific witnesses to come forward in a rape investigation in Amersham.
Between 10am and 10.40am on Sunday (8/9) the victim, a woman in her 30s, was attacked at an address in Hill Avenue.
The victim sustained an injury to her nose during the incident.
After the incident, the victim fled the address and two female members of the public assisted her.
Specialist Investigator Kay Humphreys, based at Aylesbury police station, said: “The victim was at an address in Hill Avenue and after the incident she left the property and spoke to two members of the public, along with a local business owner.
“I am appealing to identify these two people who saw the victim in a distressed state in Hill Avenue between 10.15am and 10.30am.
“I am also appealing to anybody else who may have any information regarding this incident to contact police.
“You can call the 24-hour non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 43190277369, or alternatively make a report online.
“You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
Notes to editors: A 28-year-old man from Amersham has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault occasioning actual bodily harm and has been released under investigation.
A 29-year-old man from Leeds was also arrested on suspicion of rape and has been released under investigation.