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Woman raped by bogus taxi driver in Milton Keynes

A 32-year-old woman has been raped after getting into a car she thought was a taxi in Milton Keynes.

The woman was walking from the Xscape building towards Fishermead to look for a taxi just after 03:30 GMT on Saturday morning when a car pulled alongside.

She got into the front passenger seat, believing it to be a taxi.

Her attacker is described as a light-skinned Asian man with stubble and dark hair. He spoke clear English with a slight accent, she told police.

"The driver took her to an area she believes was a car park in an industrial unit in Linford Wood where she was raped," police said.

He then drove her to an area near her home.

Det Insp Nick Glister said: "We are keen to hear from anyone who saw any suspicious activity or anyone matching the man's description in the area.

"While we do not want to cause alarm, we think it would be prudent for people to take extra care and remain vigilant when out and about in the city centre at night."

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