Essex police are investigating an incident where a woman in her 30’s was abducted and carried to a cemetery by 3 unknown men and gang-raped in the middle of the day.
The police are requesting for anyone with information about the crime to please step forward. The victim stated that on Sunday she was picked up by a man in Jackson Road, Clacton in Essex, who bundled her into a car with two other men.
She was then driven four miles down the road to St Osyth Cemetery in Clay lane and taken advantage of sexually by the three men.
Forensic investigators are now searching for evidence whilst the victim is recuperating with specially trained professionals to help her handle the physical and emotional trauma.
Detective Inspector, Greg Wood, of Essex Police’s Public Protection Investigation Unit, said: “We are continuing to make extensive enquiries into this serious offence, including house to house enquiries and reviewing CCTV footage.
We are currently treating this as an isolated incident, but we understand the community will be concerned and we have increased our patrols in Jackson Road and the Clay Lane areas as a result.”