A teenage girl was raped after being pushed into a car in Fishermead yesterday afternoon.
An Asian man forced the 16-year-old into a large silver or grey-coloured car being driven by a black man around Falmouth Place between 2pm and 3pm.
There are now increased patrols across the area, while police carry out their investigations.
Specially-trained officers are supporting the victim.
Detective Inspector Ian Jarvis said: “I am appealing for anyone with any information about this incident or anyone who saw anyone matching the description of the offenders and vehicle in the area at the time to contact police.
“Officers from the Neighbourhood Team are carrying out increased patrols in the area and anyone with any concerns should speak to an officer.”
No further descriptions of the offenders are available at this stage.
If you have any information about the incident contact Det Insp Ian Jarvis on 101.
If you do not want to speak directly to the police contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.