POLICE are appealing for help to identify the man in this picture following a report of assault and rape in Redditch. If this is you, please get in contact.
The incident happened at around 8.30pm on Friday, 15 July in Hemmings Entry near to Church Road in Redditch town centre.
Officers are keen to speak to the man as it’s believed he was in the area at the time and may be able to help with enquiries.
Officers would also like to speak to a second man believed to have been in the area at the time who may have witnessed the incident and have information that can assist police.
He is described as having short, dark hair, a moustache and dark stubble or beard. He was wearing denim jeans, white trainers, a blue gilet or blue jacket with grey sleeves. He is thought to be aged in his 30s. Again, we would like this man to get in contact.
Temporary Detective Constable Matthew Robinson said: “We understand that incidents of this nature cause concern in the local community and would like to reassure people that while concerning when they do happen, they do not happen often. Our local policing teams have been conducting additional patrols in the area whilst investigations continue.”
The man, or anyone who may know who is, is asked to contact us online https://www.westmercia.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/ quoting reference 00614 of 15 July.
If you are not able to report online please call 101, again quoting incident number 00614 of 15 July.
Alternatively, if you have information but don’t feel comfortable speaking to police, you can speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers. It is 100% anonymous, they never ask your name and they cannot trace your call or I.P address. You can contact them online or by calling 0800 555 111.