UPDATE 27/8/14: Following the release of the CCTV image yesterday, two men have handed themselves in to police in relation to this incident. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Thank you for sharing.

[NB: the image has been removed while the investigation and any legal proceedings which may follow is ongoing]

From West Midlands Police:

Police in Birmingham have released pictures of two men they would like to speak to after a woman was sexually assaulted in a taxi.

The woman had left the Old Hare and Hounds public house on Lickey Road in Rednal and was travelling home with a group of people in the early hours of Sunday 29 June when the attack happened.

Officers have conducted extensive enquiries with witnesses who were at the pub that evening and are now turning to the public in a bid to identify the two men captured on CCTV.

DC Karl Mumby, from the force’s Public Protection Unit, said: “This lady was preyed upon by someone who took the opportunity to sexually assault her when she was incapable of defending herself.

“We have trawled CCTV images from that evening and we are now asking for the public’s help to identify the two men in the images. I would encourage anyone with information to contact me on 101.”

Anyone not wishing to speak to a police officer can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Not surprissed everyman and his dog knows who they are after pictures were released. Police obviously never investigated very well beforehand. Also have to say knowing one of these two I would be surprised if it was true

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