Victim in hospital after sex attack

Manhunt after serious sex attack in alley

Manhunt after serious sex attack in alley

First published in Crime

A police hunt has been launched after a woman was the victim of a serious sex attack in a Hampshire alley.

The woman was grabbed as she walked through the alley and forced into the garden of a derelict building.

The victim then lost consciousness and suffered bruising and cuts to her face during the incident.

She is currently in hospital receiving treatment.

The attack happened between 2.30pm and 7.45pm on Monday when the woman, aged in her 40s, was walking through a covered alleyway which runs through Winton Court in the Heath Vale area of Andover.

The area of Heath Vale has been cordoned off to allow specialist officers to conduct their enquiries.

Detective Chief Inspector Stuart Murray, said: “This was a serious, unprovoked attack on a lone woman. The victim is conscious in hospital and is being treated for her injuries. “She has also been left extremely distressed by what has happened to her.

“I am appealing for anyone with any information that could help our inquiry to get in touch as soon as possible.

“We need to hear from anyone who was in the Heath Vale area between 2.30pm and 7.45pm on Monday who may have seen anything unusual. Did you see anyone hanging around the area? Did you see or hear anything that could be related to this attack?

“As always I would urge members of the community to be vigilant when out walking alone and to report any suspicious activity to the police immediately.”

Anyone with any information should contact Hampshire Constabulary’s Major Investigation Team at Andover police station quoting Operation Weavers on 101 or call Crimestoppers, the charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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9:30am Wed 28 Nov 12

rudolph_hucker says...

The man who did this is a repeat offender who has now been arrested in Bournemouth.
CHOP IT OFF!
The man who did this is a repeat offender who has now been arrested in Bournemouth. CHOP IT OFF! rudolph_hucker
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12:22pm Wed 28 Nov 12

Block 34 says...

agree.
Physical castration for proven sex attackers is a must. Our society needs to put the interests of its women and children FIRST
agree. Physical castration for proven sex attackers is a must. Our society needs to put the interests of its women and children FIRST Block 34
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12:53pm Wed 28 Nov 12

rudolph_hucker says...

Block 34 wrote:
agree. Physical castration for proven sex attackers is a must. Our society needs to put the interests of its women and children FIRST
If you commit driving offences, your licence (and even car) will be taken from you to stop you doing it again.
If you commit sexual offences, your p3nis and balls should be taken from you to stop you doing it again.
Catheters all round.
[quote][p][bold]Block 34[/bold] wrote: agree. Physical castration for proven sex attackers is a must. Our society needs to put the interests of its women and children FIRST[/p][/quote]If you commit driving offences, your licence (and even car) will be taken from you to stop you doing it again. If you commit sexual offences, your p3nis and balls should be taken from you to stop you doing it again. Catheters all round. rudolph_hucker
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1:08pm Wed 28 Nov 12

henry2* says...

Harsher penalties needed for "people" like this..
Harsher penalties needed for "people" like this.. henry2*
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1:13pm Wed 28 Nov 12

Totton Tim says...

rudolph_hucker wrote:
Block 34 wrote:
agree. Physical castration for proven sex attackers is a must. Our society needs to put the interests of its women and children FIRST
If you commit driving offences, your licence (and even car) will be taken from you to stop you doing it again.
If you commit sexual offences, your p3nis and balls should be taken from you to stop you doing it again.
Catheters all round.
Couldn't agree more with the penalty but the difference is that you get your licence back after a while for driving offences
[quote][p][bold]rudolph_hucker[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Block 34[/bold] wrote: agree. Physical castration for proven sex attackers is a must. Our society needs to put the interests of its women and children FIRST[/p][/quote]If you commit driving offences, your licence (and even car) will be taken from you to stop you doing it again. If you commit sexual offences, your p3nis and balls should be taken from you to stop you doing it again. Catheters all round.[/p][/quote]Couldn't agree more with the penalty but the difference is that you get your licence back after a while for driving offences Totton Tim
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1:43pm Wed 28 Nov 12

Huey says...

Totton Tim wrote:
rudolph_hucker wrote:
Block 34 wrote:
agree. Physical castration for proven sex attackers is a must. Our society needs to put the interests of its women and children FIRST
If you commit driving offences, your licence (and even car) will be taken from you to stop you doing it again.
If you commit sexual offences, your p3nis and balls should be taken from you to stop you doing it again.
Catheters all round.
Couldn't agree more with the penalty but the difference is that you get your licence back after a while for driving offences
true but sexual offences are far more serious.
plus i think anyone convicted of death by dangerous driving SHOULD have a lifetime ban.
[quote][p][bold]Totton Tim[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]rudolph_hucker[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Block 34[/bold] wrote: agree. Physical castration for proven sex attackers is a must. Our society needs to put the interests of its women and children FIRST[/p][/quote]If you commit driving offences, your licence (and even car) will be taken from you to stop you doing it again. If you commit sexual offences, your p3nis and balls should be taken from you to stop you doing it again. Catheters all round.[/p][/quote]Couldn't agree more with the penalty but the difference is that you get your licence back after a while for driving offences[/p][/quote]true but sexual offences are far more serious. plus i think anyone convicted of death by dangerous driving SHOULD have a lifetime ban. Huey
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