Police: ‘Skinny suspect with Scottish accent raped girl of 12’

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Police have today appealed for information after releasing details of a suspected rape attack on a girl of 12 in a Milton Keynes park.

Investigators say the crime was committed at 3pm on Saturday, March 23 but details have only just been reported to them

Reports indicate that the young victim was on her own in a park in Bradville when a man pulled her into woodland and attacked her.

Forensic examination of the scene off Harrowden has been carried out by specialist officers.

The victim is described as white, 5ft, slim, with shoulder length brown hair and glasses.

The man, who was about 45 and skinny with short grey and black hair, ran off after the attack.

He spoke with a Scottish accent and was wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans and black Dr Martens boots, police said.

Det Ch Insp Justin Fletcher of Milton Keynes police said: “We would urge anyone who saw the victim or a man answering this description in the area around that time to contact us as a matter of urgency.

“We take all allegations of a sexual nature very seriously and understand how difficult it can be for victims to come forward.”

Police have appealed for any witnesses to the incident or anyone who has information as to the identity of the suspect to call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number 101, quoting URN 589 05/05/13.

Anyone with information can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.