Man sexually assaulted by two men in room at city hotel

Detectives have issued CCTV images of two men who may have information that could assist enquiries following a report of a sexual assault at a hotel in Liverpool City Centre.

It was reported that on the morning of Tuesday 3 October that a man was sexually assaulted by two men inside a room at the Adelphi Hotel where he was also attacked and his mobile phone and cash were stolen.

The victim suffered injuries to his face and was left very distressed after the attack.

Detectives have conducted extensive CCTV enquiries at the hotel and issued CCTV images of two men they wish to speak who could assist in their investigation.

Detective Inspector Robert Pritchard said, “This was a deplorable assault at a hotel in our city centre on a man who was left fearing for his life after the attack.

“It is completely unacceptable to target and attack anyone in this terrifying manner, and we are working to find the men responsible.

“I am appealing to the men shown in this CCTV footage, or anyone who recognises them to come forward as we believe they could hold information that could be vital to our continuing enquiries.

“Similarly, if you were staying at the Adelphi Hotel and saw or heard anything suspicious in the early hours of Tuesday morning please contact police as soon as possible.

“Any information you hold could be crucial to our enquiries so If you recognise or saw the men pictured let us know.”

Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC on Twitter, call 101, quoting reference 23000958911.

You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or contact them via their online form at: Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.

You can report rape, sexual assault and other sexual offences anonymously here:

There is a lot of support available from specialist officers within Merseyside Police and through the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Victim Care Merseyside service delivered jointly by two registered charities.

In Liverpool, Sefton and Wirral, support is provided by Rape and Sexual Abuse Support (RASA) Merseyside who are available on 0151 558 1801 and, in St Helens and Knowsley, by the Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre (RASASC) Cheshire and Merseyside who can be contacted on 01925 221 546 or 0330 363 0063.

Image: Merseyside Police

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