Police release CCTV after rape in Brighton hotel

Police released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a rape in a Brighton hotel
Police released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a rape in a Brighton hotel

Brighton detectives released images of a man they want to speak to after a woman was raped in a hotel in the city.

A Sussex Police spokesperson said: “Police were called to the Premier Inn in North Street, Brighton, shortly before 4am on Saturday September 15, after a report that a woman in her twenties had been raped in a bedroom.

“The woman is receiving support from specially trained police staff.”

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Police described a man they wish to speak to as white, with dark hair and beard, in his twenties and of stocky build.

He was wearing a white shirt, black tights trousers and dark shoes and had a silver-coloured watch on his left arm, police said.

Officers added that he may be called ‘Tom’ and may be local to Brighton.

Detective Constable Jenny Pietersen of the Brighton Safeguarding Investigations Unit said; “If you think you recognise this man from the photos and descriptions, please get in touch with us online or by calling 101, quoting serial 251 of 15/09. All information will be treated in confidence.”