Police investigate alleged Abney Park rape

PUBLISHED: 12:03 09 February 2015 | UPDATED: 12:03 09 February 2015

Police have sealed off Abney Park Cemetery

Police have sealed off Abney Park Cemetery


Police are investigating an allegation of attempted rape in Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington.

The victim, a woman aged in her 30s, is being supported by specially trained staff and officers following the incident in the Stoke Newington cemetery in the early hours of Sunday February 8.

Officers from the sexual offences, exploitation and child abuse command are investigating.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or police on 101.

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