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Police warning after woman attacked and attempted rape in Hull cemetery

Police are warning people to be vigilant in the area of Spring Bank West after a 36 year-old Hull woman was attacked in the cemetery just before 7pm yesterday Saturday 9 September. They are concerned the man may attack again.

She was approached by a man, described as white, 5’7” tall, in his 20s; he was slim with short fair hair and spoke with an eastern European accent. He is alleged to have assaulted and attempted to rape her. She managed to break free and escape.

The woman has minor injuries to her face and arms and is badly shaken say officers.

"We are issuing an appeal for witnesses to the incident and for anyone who saw a man acting suspiciously in the area at the time.

We are also warning others to take care when walking in this area at night. Until we can identify this man and bring him into custody we are concerned he may try this again."

– Humberside Police
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