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Witness call after pair rape man

Police are looking for a dog walker who may have seen two male attackers who raped a 24-year-old man in Essex.

The sex attack happened between 2300 BST on Thursday and 0100 BST on Friday in Cliff Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea.

Police said the two attackers first threatened the man with a knife before each raping him then running off.

Det Insp Morgan Cronin said the victim, who is still recovering, saw a person walking a dog the night of the attack who may have seen the two men.

The attackers are described as aged between 30 and 50 and both wore blue jeans.

One of the men is about 6ft (1.8m) tall, of a medium build, with a protruding nose and bushy eyebrows.

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