Sunday, 26 June 2022

Birmingham Police release CCTV images after girl was raped twice


BIRMINGHAM: Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to after a girl was raped twice in separate attacks within the space of a few hours.

The 14-year-old girl was raped in a secluded part of Birmingham’s Witton railway station on Tuesday.

It is now believed another man was present in the moments leading to the first incident.

Police say there were two men in Witton station who approached the girl at around 8pm.

She was then led to a secluded area of the station and raped by one of them.

At around 2am on Wednesday, the girl left by the station entrance in a disorientated state.

She walked away from the station and flagged down a vehicle and was raped a second time in the car of the man who stopped.

The first man sought in connection with the offence at the station is described as having light skin, brown eyes, a skinny build, about 6ft tall and was wearing a grey tracksuit and black trainers.

The second man police want to speak to is described as being around 5ft 7, of large build with a close-cropped beard wearing a blue jumper and black jeans.

The third man being sought in connection with the attack was in the vehicle and is described as a thick set man, around 5ft 6 with large biceps.

Senior investigating officer DCI Tony Fitzpatrick said: “Our investigation is moving at a fast pace and today we are releasing multiple CCTV images of men we wish to speak with in connection.

“I would like to hear from anyone who might know who these men are. Likewise, if you saw these men between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning then please get in touch.

“Your information could prove vital in our enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to get in touch by sending a text to 61016 or by calling 0800 405040 quoting reference 65

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