Do you know anything about the March park rape? Public response has been good but police still want your help

 Evidence Preservation at North Drive Park, March. Picture: Steve Williams.

Evidence Preservation at North Drive Park, March. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Police are urging anybody who thinks they may have information to help solve the March park rape case to get in contact with them.

North Drive Park , March. Picture : Steve Williams.

North Drive Park , March. Picture : Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: “We’ve had a good response to the appeal and have spoken to a number of people, however we would continue to appeal for information.

“Anyone who was in the area at the time, anyone who may know who is responsible, please contact us.

The Cambridgeshire Serious Sexual Offences Unit have joined forces with Fenland Police to track down what is described as a young man aged about 18 who was wearing a black jacket who raped a woman in her 30’s in North Drive park.

The incident happened at about 8.50pm on Sunday (6), Mother’s Day, by a bench in the park, known locally as Wigstone’s park.

The woman, who it is believed had not lived in March for long, had been walking home from a friend’s house when she walked down Wigstone’s Road, into Nene Parade and across the bridge when she lost her way and asked the young man for directions.

She asked him for directions and he raped her near the bench in the park.

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The incident is believed to have lasted for about five minutes. He then ran off but it is not known in which direction.

The victim alerted a passing group of people who stayed with her while they called police.

Anybody with information should call 101 and quote reference CF0095150316 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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