A WOMAN was raped last week following a night out in Windsor, it has emerged.

Between 2.15am and 2.30am last Saturday, April 28, a woman aged in her twenties, was with a friend when she was approached by a man she did not know, who was accompanied by another man.

The first man led her away from the bar stretch in Goswell Hill, with his arm around her shoulders, and took her in to Alexandra Gardens, near the entrance to Goswell Road. Once there he raped her.

The woman then left Alexandra Gardens and returned to her friend.

Investigating officer Det Con William Holbrook, of Maidenhead Force CID, said: “We are working to establish the circumstances and I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area of Goswell Hill or Alexandra Gardens in the early hours of Saturday who saw anything they believe could assist our investigation.

“Any details, regardless of how insignificant you think they could be, should be reported to police.

“At the time the area was busy with people visiting Windsor’s bars and I would appeal for anyone who has information to come forward. The victim is continuing to be supported by a specially-trained officer.”

If you have any information relating to this case, please call 101 quoting reference '43180127632', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

  • A 20-year-old man from Hayes, Greater London, was arrested on Sunday (April 29) on suspicion of rape and was released under investigation.