POLICE are looking to identify a man after a rape in the city centre.

Officers investigating have released a photo of a man they wish to speak to in connection to the attack.

He is black, in his late twenties, around 5ft 10in, with short black Mohawk-style hair.

The man was see in a convenience shop in St James Street, Brighton at about 1am on Wednesday, August 19 2020, shortly before the victim was raped in a car nearby.

Detective Constable Beth Griffiths of the Brighton Safeguarding Investigations Unit said; "We are continuing to investigate this incident and wish to trace the man in this photo, in order to establish any connection between him and the offence.

“There have been extensive local and forensic enquiries, and this appears to have been an isolated offence, not linked to any other incidents. We hope that someone will recognise this man and help us further the investigation.

"If you can help please get in touch with us either online or by calling 101, quoting serial 208 of 19/08/20.

"You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."

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