Sussex Police are hoping this e-fit of a man, suspected of a rape in Hove, will jog people's memories and help find him.
At around 10:30pm on Tuesday 29th April, the 51-year-old victim was walking home from a pub on Brunswick Street West when he met a man at the junction of Western Road and Lansdowne Street.
They got chatting and went back to the man's flat where he was raped.
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."
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting serial 1417 of 30/4.
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