Police launch manhunt after woman claims she was raped by a man

Police launch manhunt after woman claims she was raped by a man who walked her home after a night out in Kent

  • Woman reported being raped by man she met on night out who walked her home
  • Incident happened in early hours of this morning in Sittingbourne, Kent 
  • Anyone with information can call Kent Police on 01795 419119 quoting 11-0137 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111
  • An area of woodland has been taped off after a woman reported being raped by a man who walked her home after a night out in Kent.

    Police are appealing for information on the incident which happened in the early hours of this morning.

    It happened between Harrier Drive and Osprey Court in Sittingbourne.  

    A woman had been out with friends and walked home with a man she met during he evening who then raped her.   

    The woman returned home after the incident and the police were called.

    Police have cordoned off the area to allow for forensic examination of the scene.

    They have also seized CCTV and enquiries are ongoing.

    Part of a green near a block of flats has been taped off by police who were spotted at the scene in Fallowfield earlier today.

    Speaking to KentOnline, a resident said: ‘This is a very quiet area, with no through road for traffic.

    ‘I’ve spoken with neighbours who didn’t hear anything [during the night].’

    People with any information can call Kent Police on 01795 419119 quoting 11-0137. 

    You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by using the online form on their website.

    The attack  happened between Harrier Drive (pictured) and Osprey Court in Sittingbourne in the early hours of this morning

    The attack  happened between Harrier Drive (pictured) and Osprey Court in Sittingbourne in the early hours of this morning 

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