A woman was raped in a residential road in High Wycombe as she walked her dog. 

The woman, who is in her fifties, was walking along Chiltern Avenue, close to the junction with Chairborough Road, when she was attacked. 

She was approached by someone, believed to be a man, from behind at some point between 10.15pm and 11.05pm on Wednesday, September 30.

After the attack, she managed to get away to safety. 

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Investigating officer Detective Constable Alexander Trevivian, based at High Wycombe police station urged anyone who may have dash-cam footage from around the time of the attack to come forward and help their investigation.

He said: “I am appealing for anyone who saw what happened or may have information about the incident, to please come forward.

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“I would also ask any motorists who were in the local area around the time that this happened to check any dash-cam footage in case it has captured something that could assist with this investigation.

“We are also conducting extra patrols in the local area so there will be an increased police presence.

“Anyone with information can contact Thames Valley Police by calling the non-emergency number 101, or by making a report online, quoting reference 43200308280.

“Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”