Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Woman raped in Southampton's Riverside Park

Riverside Park Image copyright Alex McGregor
Image caption The woman was attacked in Riverside Park, Bitterne

An 18-year-old woman has been raped while walking in a park in Southampton.

The victim was in Riverside Park, Bitterne, between 23:00 and 23:50 GMT on Sunday when she was approached and attacked by a man in the sports field.

Officers have been at the scene on Woodmill Lane carrying out investigations, Hampshire Constabulary said.

The woman has been given support from specially-trained officers. No arrests have yet been made.

The offender has been described as white, of average build and has facial stubble. He may also have muddied his clothes following the attack, police said.

Related Topics

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites