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Schoolgirl raped in woods.

A schoolgirl was brutally raped by a sex fiend who struck in broad daylight as she made her way home from lessons.

It happened after he lured the 13-year-old terrified victim into woods. Yesterday, police branded the attack vicious and unprovoked as they issued an description of the man who pounced in Alcott Woods, Chelmsley Wood. Police said he approached the teenager, from Marston Green, and won her confidence with a friendly conversation. He then tricked her into the woods and raped her. Her attacker then fled, leaving the hysterical girl to raise the alarm.

The attack happened on Friday, May 17 off Moorend Avenue at around 4.20pm, but details were only released by police yesterday. The rapist is described as a white, aged 16-18 with short brown hair. He was wearing a baseball cap and a beige tracksuit top.

Anyone with information should ring police on 0121 712 6009.
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Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:Jun 7, 2002
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