Man reports he was raped in a Crawley park

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An investigation has been launched after a man reported he was raped in a Crawley park, police have said.

Officers said a member of the public found a man in his 20s lying in Goffs Park in a distressed state at about 12.20pm on Friday (August 19).

The man told police he had been walking through the park between 9.35am and 11.40am when he was pushed against a wall, forced to the floor and raped by two men.

Detective Sergeant Lex Witek said: “The victim wasn’t physically hurt but was in a distressed state. He has been supported by specially trained officers.

“If you witnessed this or have any information please contact us.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police by emailing 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukor ring 101 quoting serial 580 of 19/08.

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