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Teenage girl raped after night out with friends in Brighton
Updated 9:21am Friday 31st January 2014 in News
A teenager was raped in a doorway while on a night out with friends.
Police are appealing for witnesses after the 18-year-old was attacked in Brighton on Tuesday night.
She was in a doorway near the seafront sometime between 3.30am and 4.30am when two black men approached her. One of the men then raped her.
The victim is uncertain exactly where the assault happened but detectives believe it was in the area around Middle Street, Kings Road and the southern end of West Street.
Detective Inspector Julie Wakeford said: "The victim is understandly traumatised by what has happened to her.
"We desperately need to speak to anyone who might know anything about what happened.
“They may have seen her in the doorway talking to a white man she had left the Coalition nightclub with before she was attacked or they may have seen the two black men leaving after the assault.
"Whatever you saw, no matter what it was, please contact us urgently."
Anyone with information should call 101 quoting Operation Ferrari, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.