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Rough-sleeper raped near Westgate Centre
9:30am Friday 30th August 2013 in News
A woman was raped as she slept rough in Oxford city centre.
The victim, who is in her 40s, was sleeping in the area between the Westgate shopping centre and car park when she was attacked between 5am and 6am on Wednesday.
Det Sgt Matt Jarman, of Thames Valley Police CID in Oxford, said: “This is a very concerning incident involving a vulnerable woman who was sleeping rough.
“We are pursuing a number of lines of enquiry.
“If anyone was in the area of the Westgate Centre or adjacent car-park around the time of this incident, or if anyone has information about who was responsible, please come forward.”
Call police on 101 with information.