Suspect image released after woman raped in bushes in Gloucester

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Police have issued an image of a man they are hunting after a woman was raped in bushes in Gloucester.

The attack happened close to a petrol station between 8pm and 8.40pm on Friday, officers said.

A man met the victim at the bus station before they walked to the Horton Road area, Gloucestershire Police said.

He raped her near the Gulf petrol station and then fled, the force added.

The man is described as "white or of mixed race, wearing a black t-shirt with a yellow motif". He also wore black jogging bottoms and black Adidas sliders.

He was carrying a black "man bag" and a white carrier bag.

The victim is now receiving specialist support.

Anyone who sees the man or knows his current whereabouts is urged to call 999.

Alternatively, information can be provided via an online form, quoting incident 512 of 26 August.