A woman of elderly is attacked in her house in the wee hours. Gloucester police seek a man between 25 and 30 years old with a “local accent” and facial hair.

  • On Thursday, at 1.45am, an attacker entered the female’s house.
  • According to police, the suspect was between 25 and 30 years old with facial hair.  
  • The woman has been supported by enhanced police patrols. 

A Gloucester woman, an elderly lady, was raped at her home in the wee hours of the morning.

Police are appealing for any information regarding the horrendous attack at about 1.45am this morning.

After a man entered the victim’s house in the vicinity of Bristol Road and Seymour Road (Glen), the assault occurred.

An elderly woman has been raped in her own Gloucester home in the early hours of this morning. Pictured: Gloucestershire Constabulary

In the wee hours of the morning, an elderly lady was attacked in her Gloucester house. Pictured: Gloucestershire Constabulary

According to police, the suspect spoke in a “local accent” and had facial hair.

Gloucestershire Constabulary’s statement provided additional details on the appearance of the victim and invited anyone who has any further information to contact them.

It stated that police were investigating the serious sexual assault of a Gloucester man in the wee hours of Thursday, November 11.

The rape of an elderly female at her house is being investigated by the police.

The man was described as between 25- and 30-years old, with a slight build and a height of around 5ft 8ins. He also has facial hair.

According to the police, the incident took place at 1.45am when he entered the house. The address is in the vicinity of Bristol Road and Seymour Road.

Faye Satchwell Bennett said Sergeant Faye Satchwell – Bennett would increase police presence in the region and support the victim with specialist officers.

She explained that it was alarming and extremely worrying.

Officers are at the beginning of an investigation. They continue to work, which includes reviewing CCTV footage.

“At this point we are keen to hear anything that could help or anybody who saw something between 5pm yesterday (Wednesday), and 3am today.

“We also urge anyone who may have seen someone suspicious in this area recently to get in touch with us.

Residents living near the station will be notified of increased patrols by police and the presence of the community engagement van. Anyone who has concerns should speak with officers.

“The victim is supported by specialists officers.”

Anybody with any information can submit it to the police by filling out this form.

Call 101 to report any problems. Or, anonymously call Crimestoppers at 0800555111.