Appeal for information after a teenager is raped in Milton Keynes

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Police are appealing for information after a teenager was raped in Milton Keynes this week.

The incident happened between approximately 11.30pm on Monday and 3.15am on Tuesday on the footpath behind Pure Gym in Bleak Hall. The victim, a 14-year-old girl is believed to have encountered the offender shortly before the attack when he spoke with her as she walked across the Fishermead overbridge leading to Pencarrow Place.

“The victim is being supported by specially trained officers and a thorough investigation into this incident is underway,” said investigating officer, Det Insp Jason Simpson from Force CID at Milton Keynes police station.

“I would like to speak to anybody who saw or heard anything out of the ordinary in the Fishermead to Bleak Hall areas of Milton Keynes on Monday night to the early hours of Tuesday morning, or anyone who saw a young woman with a man who was riding a bike in the area around the time of the offence.

The offender is white, about 20-years-old, 5ft, slim, with short brown shaved hair, a short beard and crooked front teeth.

He was wearing a dark blue Adidas jumper and dark Adidas tracksuit bottoms with white stripes on the lower legs.

He was riding a grey and white bicycle and carrying a black rucksack.

“Officers have been conducting enquiries and there are reassurance patrols in the area. If anyone has any information, please speak to neighbourhood officers in the area or call police via the 24-hour 101 number,” Det Insp Simpson added.