Newspaper Hulldailymail recently reported, at about 4:30 am on September 14, an 84-year-old man was lying on his bed when he suddenly heard a loud banging on the door accompanied by a strange sound. He hurriedly got out of bed and opened the door, only to be shocked at the horrifying scene.
Before his eyes was a half-naked woman covered in blood, she begged him to save her because she had just been raped in the amusement park area on Bean Street, near Anlaby Road, west of the city of Hull (England). Soon after, he helped the woman into the house and called the police to handle the case.
The victim came knocking on the door of the old man’s house to ask for help – Illustration.
The old man (unnamed) told Hulldailymail that: “It was around 4:30 a.m., suddenly I was lying in bed when I heard a knock on the door. At first I wasn’t sure but then the banging got louder and louder. I went downstairs and asked who it was. , I heard women sobbing.”
“When I opened the door, I saw her covered in blood, wearing nothing from the waist down, no underwear or anything. I took her inside and immediately called the police and an ambulance. The woman was in a terrible state and she was clutching her attacker’s sweat-stained shirt in her hand. That shirt was also covered in blood. I couldn’t believe what she was telling me. She said she was attacked and called 999, then attacked again.” The old man narrated the incident in detail.
The local police are still actively searching for the attacker. They conducted a house-to-house investigation in the area after this horrific sexual assault. The victim received physical and psychological support.
A police spokeswoman said: “Residents of Coltman Street, Gee Street and Wellsted Street will see the police constantly showing up as we conduct door-to-door questioning as part of our investigation into this serious rape case. It is reported that a woman was raped by a man in a park at the end of Bean Street, behind Coltman Street, at around 4:40 a.m. on September 14. The woman was attacked and her cell phone stolen.”
Image inside the amusement park on Bean Street.
Chief Inspector Pete Thorp added: “It is understandable that an incident of this nature would cause great concern to the local community. We are treating it with the utmost seriousness and have conducted investigations, including checking surrounding security cameras. Victims are being supported and we are investigating in every possible way to identify the attacker, as quickly as possible.”
Police also urged anyone with information that could assist in the investigation to please notify the authorities. In addition, the police also provide an anonymous hotline for people to report if they do not want to be identified because of concerns for their own safety.