Plea after Chester rape

Police ask women to be "vigilant" after a 44-year-old woman was raped on common ground at Duke's Drive in Chester.

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Chester rape suspect has distinctive tattoos

Peter Watton Credit: Cheshire Police

Police are continuing to search for a man they want to speak to in connection with a rape in Chester.

37-year-old Peter Watton was released from prison on 12 June. He has distinctive tattoos which include the word PETE on the knuckles of his left hand in blue ink, a tribal tattoo on his left arm his wrist up to his neck, and the word BLACON in blue ink on the wrist of his left forearm.

A 44-year-old woman was held for several hours and raped in woodland on Friday 14th June while jogging with her pet dog in the Dukes Drive area of Handbridge. She is being supported by specialist officers.


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