A 20-year-old woman was attacked, raped and beaten by an unknown perpetrator near the old harbor cemetery in Southampton. The police received a call from the emergency service at 6.44 and reacted quickly, organizing a manhunt for the attacker.
A manhunt for the rapist is underway, residents are appealing to the authorities
The police surrounded the cemetery and searched the surrounding alleys and streets. The officers appealed to anyone who was near the scene of the incident in the morning to contact them. The criminal department also got involved in the case. The victim received specialist support.
Access to the cemetery has been restricted. Local residents noted the need for better lighting in the area and called for the installation of solar panels to reduce the risk of future attacks.-
Source: “Daily Mail”