Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault case in Brighton.
A woman in her 30s has reported being raped in Old Steine Gardens, which occurred approximately at 4 AM on Sunday, 10 December.
After the incident, she reached out to security personnel at a nearby nightclub, leading to police involvement. She is currently receiving assistance from specialized officers.
The police are urgently trying to identify a man in connection with their investigation.
The suspect is described as approximately 31 to 32 years old, standing 5’10” tall with a slender build, having black hair and a clean-shaven appearance.
He was reportedly wearing a dark zip-collar sweater, a dark T-shirt underneath, dark jeans, and dark-colored shoes.
Detective Inspector Jenny Pietersen said: “Detectives have been working round the clock since this incident was reported and we are urgently trying to identify this man as part of the investigation.
“If you recognise him, noticed anything suspicious that night or have any information or footage that could help, please contact police online or via 101, quoting serial 174 of 10/12.
“Our officers and partners will continue to maintain a visible presence around Brighton, working alongside licensed venues to help keep people safe and respond swiftly to distressing incidents such as these.”