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Woman victim of rape attack in Portslade park

The Argus: Woman victim of rape attack in Portslade park Woman victim of rape attack in Portslade park

A woman was the victim of an attempted rape in a suburban park.

Sussex Police were called to Vale Park in Portslade to a report from a woman that a man had tried to rape her at 5.15am on Wednesday March 26.

One hour and forty-five minutes earlier a taxi taking a man and woman from East Street in Brighton stopped in Boundary Road in Portslade after a disagreement over payment of the journey.

A window was smashed and the man and woman left the area without paying.

A 19-year-old man from Brighton has been arrested for criminal damage, attempted rape and making off without payment and bailed until May 13 while investigations continue.

Anyone who saw either incident or has any information about what happened is asked to contact police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 114 of 26/3.

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7:50pm Fri 4 Apr 14

upsidedowntuctuc says...

lovely world we live in.....
lovely world we live in..... upsidedowntuctuc
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12:10pm Sat 5 Apr 14

Sheeples says...

Let's hope they are on compulsory CCTV? Oh wait.....
Let's hope they are on compulsory CCTV? Oh wait..... Sheeples
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8:17am Mon 7 Apr 14

hoveguyactually says...

Welcome to wonderful City of Brighton & Hove
Welcome to wonderful City of Brighton & Hove hoveguyactually
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