Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight teen raped at Bestival: E-fit of suspect issued

Bestival e-fit picture
Image caption The suspect is described as in his 20s, muscular and about 6ft

An e-fit of a man suspected of raping a 15-year-old girl at the Bestival music event has been released by police.

The teenager was with friends at the Isle of Wight festival at Robin Hill Country Park, Newport, on Sunday when she was approached by a stranger.

The girl, from the island, was then raped some time between 19:30 and 20:30 BST near the main arena, police said.

The victim said her attacker was black, about 6ft tall, of muscular build and aged in his 20s with braided hair.

He was wearing a white top with a navy blue collar.

Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact Isle of Wight CID at Newport Police Station.

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