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Tuesday, 5 March, 2002, 15:15 GMT
Teenager raped in hospital
Addenbrookes Hospital
The alleged rape occurred at Addenbrookes Hospital
Police in Cambridge are investigating the rape of a 13-year-old girl at Addenbrookes hospital.

The attack happened two months ago but the girl has only recently been able to talk about her ordeal.

She had been visiting a seriously-ill relative when she claims she was raped by a man in a public toilet close to the hospital's medical admissions area.

The attack happened sometime between 26 December and 8 January but the girl has not been able to tell anyone about it until recently and is uncertain of the exact date.

Efit of suspected rapist
Police have issued an e-fit of the suspect

Detective Inspector Chris Ford of Cambridgeshire police said one of the urgent lines of enquiry is to establish exactly when the attack happened.

"I would ask anyone who was visiting the hospital during this time to look closely at the picture.

"Do you recognise this man or did you see anything suspicious in this area during this time, or perhaps see a man running away?"

The suspect is described as being white, about six feet tall and aged between 20 and 30, with short dark hair and dark bushy eyebrows.

He was wearing light blue stone-washed jeans, a black round-neck T-shirt and black leather or suede jacket.


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