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CCTV released in hunt for Grimsby rapist

Humberside Police want to speak with this man Photo: Humberside Police

Detectives hunting a rapist have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to.

A woman was attacked just after midnight on Sunday, March 10 on Railway Street in Grimsby.

She was approached from behind by a man described as around 5 feet 8 inches tall, of slim build and wearing a dark jacket and jeans.

Humberside Police today released footage of a man seen in the area who they want to identify to help in the investigation.

Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Stu Miller said:

We are asking anyone that recognises him to call in as we believe he may have information that could assist our enquiries.

Detectives investigating the report are following up a number of lines of enquiry which includes looking at CCTV from the area to identify anyone that may be able to help.

I appreciate the impact that a report of this nature can have on the local community and we continue to have additional patrols in the area.

These officers are there both to offer reassurance to the local community and to speak to anyone with any concerns or information about the incident."

– Humberside Police

Police are also appealing to anyone with CCTV cameras in the Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes Road, and Brereton Avenue area to please get in touch.

Four men have been arrested and released on bail.

Police are urging anyone who recognises the man in the footage or have any information to call 101 quoting log 22 of 10/03/19, or report anonymously on Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.