Teen raped by two masked strangers in Peckham Rye

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Elm Grove  (Google Maps)
Elm Grove (Google Maps)

An 18-year-old was attacked and raped by two masked men as she walked down an alleyway close to a south London station.

Police are appealing for information after the woman was set upon by the strangers near Peckham Rye Railway Station on Thursday, January 13.

The victim was walking down an alleyway off Elm Grove shortly after 10.20pm when she was approached from behind by two males who took her to Holly Grove where they raped her.

Police described the two males as wearing dark clothing. They were both wearing gloves and face coverings.

The woman is being supported by specialist officers after reporting the rape at just after 12.45am on Friday.

A crime scene was established that includes part of Peckham Rye Railway Station.

There have been no arrests.

Det Sup Clair Kelland said: “The investigation into this incident is fast paced and ongoing and involves an extensive crime scene.

“We would like to speak to anyone who was in the area of Peckham Rye Station between 10pm and 11pm last night who saw anything that might assist our investigation.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information should call police on 101, or Tweet @MetCC quoting 240/14JAN. To remain 100% anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.

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