Police have issued an urgent warning after a woman was left unconscious after being bundled into a car and raped by two strangers.
Police say the horrific attack happened between 3am and 3.45am as on Saturday along Rope Walk in Ipswich.
The woman aged in her 20s was taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries to her face and neck
Suffolk police are now appealing for information in a bid to catch her attackers.
A spokesman said: ‘On Saturday 25 February, at some point between 3am and 3.45am, the victim, a woman in her late 20s, was walking along Rope Walk away from the town centre.
‘Trained specialist officers and police staff continue to work with the victim whilst extensive enquiries are ongoing in the local area in a bid to identify those responsible and bring them to justice.’
Eamonn Bridger, Detective Superintendent at Suffolk Police, said: ‘This is a despicable, sustained sexual attack by two unknown individuals on an innocent young woman, who has been left traumatised and with significant injuries as a result of the actions of the men involved’.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed or heard this attack, or who may have seen two men acting suspiciously in, or walking towards, the Rope Walk area of town in the early hours of Saturday morning to get in touch as a matter of urgency.
They did not issue a description of the suspects.
Anyone with any information, or who may have been in the area at the time is asked to contact Suffolk Police on 101 quoting crime number 19555/17, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.