Dorset

Man raped and found unconscious in Bournemouth alleyway

A man was raped and found lying unconscious in an alleyway in Dorset.

Police said the victim, in his 30s, was discovered between Manor Road and Monkey Island in Bournemouth at about 18:40 BST on Friday.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged about 35, of medium build, with blond hair.

He was carrying a black rucksack, wore grey tracksuit bottoms and a black hooded top, and spoke with a Newcastle accent.

Det Sgt Katie Starkie said: "I would like to reassure the public that incidents like this are rare and high visibility patrols will continue in the area."

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