Police release CCTV image after rape on Brighton beach

Police want to speak to the man in this CCTV picture Credit: Sussex Police

Police are appealing for help tracing a man after a woman was raped on Brighton beach.

The 18-year-old woman was attacked by a man she met in a nightclub but who then forced himself on her outside.

She left the Coalition nightclub with the man and they both went onto the beach between the club and the Fortune of War before he raped her. It happened between 2.30am and 3.15am on 15 November and officers have been investigating a number of lines of inquiry since then.

Despite it happening several months ago they are hopeful someone will recognise a man recorded on CCTV footage in Coalition who they would like to speak to.

He was white, about 5' 8" and in his early 20s. He was clean shaven, had short blond or brown hair and was wearing a blue t-shirt.