Rapist may have been in area for weeks

Police give description of Sutton Coldfield park attacker

Police believe a rapist who attacked a woman in a Sutton Coldfield park may been stalking the area for weeks, according to local people.

They have released more details about the rapist who attacked the woman in Princess Alice park on Sunday 3 October.

West Midlands Police said they now know that the attack happened between 8pm and 9pm.They had originally thought it happened later in the vening, based on the information from the victim distraught after a vicious crime.

The man is described as white, aged 20-35, of medium to stocky and “extra broad” around the shoulders. He spoke with a Birmingham accent and was wearing a grey tracksuit and black trainers. 

From information gathered from local people, police now believe that he has been seen in park in days and possibly weeks leading up to the attack.

Senior officers have appealed to people who live, work or travel near to the park, please check your CCTV, dashcam and doorbell footage. 

If you notice anything suspicious or a man matching the survivor’s description, get in touch right away or upload it to this dedicated major crimes site. 

West Midlands police has dedicate more officers to patrol the area and park until this man is arrested. This will include officers in plain clothes in an effort to help women to feel safe and be safe.

If you can help, message us now via Live Chat on the right of your screen. Quote investigation number 20/1595275/21.

If news of this rape has affected you, The Survivors Trust is there for you. Call them on 08088 010818.

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