OFFICERS from Warwickshire Police have launched an investigation after a girl reported she was raped near the canal near to Vernon’s Lane, Nuneaton, last night between 9.30pm-11pm.
Officers are appealing for help to identify the alleged attacker After a girl aged between 16-18 reported she was raped last night, Saturday 14.
He is described as around 20 years old, white, of skinny build, clean-shaven, with black hair. He was wearing a hi-visibility yellow jacket, blue jogging bottoms, grey hooded top, with blue and black trainers.
Officers are carrying out door-to-door enquiries in the area and have increased patrols in the area to provide reassurance to the local community.
If anyone has any information that could help officers with their enquiries, please call 101 and quote reference 0349 of 14th February 2015.
Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org