Man wanted following assault and rape at Lime Street Station

Detectives are today releasing images and appealing for witnesses in connection to a rape investigation.

At just after 2am on the morning of Sunday 6 February, the victim, an 18-year-old woman, was taken into an enclosed area adjoining Liverpool Lime Street station by a man she had never met.

He then assaulted and raped her before leaving the location.

Detective Inspector Granville Sellers said, “This is an extremely disturbing incident that occurred in central Liverpool at a time when many people were in the area.

“I would urge anyone who was in the area at the time or anyone that witnessed anything suspicious to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

“We are particularly keen to speak to the man in the images, as he may hold information which could be vital to our investigation.

“You can text 61016 or call 0800 40 50 40 quoting reference 162 of 07/02/22. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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