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Police investigate Downham Market rape

Police are appealing for information following the rape of a woman last Sunday (4 April 2021).

The incident happened sometime between 3am – 8am in the area of Rouse’s Lane, when a woman in her late teens was raped.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have been travelling in the area of Rouse’s Lane and Stonecross Road between the times mentioned, and may have seen either a man or a woman. Police are also keen to speak to anyone who may have dashcam or CCTV footage from the area at the time.

Detective Inspector Richard Weller said: “We understand people will be very concerned at the seriousness of this report, and we will be carrying out extra patrols in the area to offer support and advice to our local communities.

“We’re also aware of a similar incident that took place in Great Ryburgh in February, but at this stage, while both incidents will continue to be investigated thoroughly, we don’t believe them to be linked.”

Anyone with information should contact Swaffham CID on 101, quoting ‘Operation Loddington’.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.