Man raped in sex attack on Southampton footpath
A man was raped after being attacked on a footpath in Southampton.
1 October 2011 Last updated at 17:17
The incident happened near the Clover Nook Flats, off Old Redbridge Road, at about 05:00 BST.
The 22-year-old was walking along a footpath when he was approached by a male stranger who raped him before running away, police said.
The suspect is described as white, 5ft 8in tall with short hair and wore a white T-shirt, blue jeans and white trainers. He also had a tribal tattoo.
Officers carried out house-to-house inquiries earlier and sealed the area off for forensic investigation.
Hampshire police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.