Police appeal to find man, 32, after elderly woman raped in own home

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Brady Hickman was spotted in Minchinhampton, near Stroud, on Sunday. (Gloucestershire Police)
Brady Hickman was spotted in Minchinhampton, near Stroud, on Sunday. (Gloucestershire Police)

Police have released new images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the rape of an elderly woman at her home in Gloucester.

Detectives are trying to trace Brady Hickman, 32, after the pensioner was attacked at an address in Linden in the early hours of Thursday.

Police warned people not to approach Hickman who is described as "a real danger" to the public

Hickman was spotted in Minchinhampton, near Stroud, on CCTV footage between 7.37am and 7.52am on Sunday.

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Brady Hickman has links to Tetbury, Gloucester city centre, Coney Hill, Stroud and Quedgeley. (Gloucestershire Police)
Brady Hickman has links to Tetbury, Gloucester city centre, Coney Hill, Stroud and Quedgeley. (Gloucestershire Police)

Gloucestershire Constabulary released images of 5ft 8in Hickman who has dark brown hair, and is of slim build with tattoos on his right hand.

He is thought to be travelling on a blue mountain bike, which he is pictured with.

Hickman has links to Tetbury, Gloucester city centre, Coney Hill, Stroud and Quedgeley.

Police also released a CCTV image of Hickman from accommodation in Gloucester on Thursday.

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Gloucestershire Constabulary released images of 5ft 8in Hickman.
Gloucestershire Constabulary released images of 5ft 8in Hickman. (Gloucestershire Police)

Detective Sergeant Faye Satchwell-Bennett said: "This individual represents a real danger to the public, so we would please ask members of the public not to approach him and to instead contact police immediately.

"I also appeal directly to Brady Hickman to come forward and hand himself into police."

Anyone with information relating to this case is asked to call 999 and quote incident number 169 of 14 November, or phone 01452753035 directly.

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