Rape investigation launched in Brighton

Police investigating the rape of a man in Brighton have released an efit of a man they want to speak to.

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Investigations underway into rape in Brighton

Investigations are underway into the rape of a 51-year-old man in Brighton.

Police have released this e-fit of a man they'd like to speak to. The victim was walking home from a pub when he was assaulted - he was also attacked with a weapon.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with a rape in Brighton Credit: Sussex Police

Detective Sergeant Alex Evans said: "The victim was subject to an extremely nasty attack where a weapon was used. He is extremely distressed by what happened and he is being supported by specially trained officers.

"The suspect is described as white, about 50-years-old with dark hair. We are appealing to anyone who might recognise this man and have any details about what happened before they met. Did you see this man on Western Road or in the area?"

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