Home   Thanet   News   Article

Woman grabbed by man in attempted rape in public toilets by Grange Road in Ramsgate

A woman had to flee after being grabbed by a man in public toilets on a seafront.

The victim, a woman in her 20s, was uninjured and was able to run from the suspect after he grabbed her in the toilets at the junction of Grange Road and St Augustine’s Road in Ramsgate at around 1.10pm on Sunday.

The woman was grabbed in the public toilets by Grange Road and St Augustine's Road. Picture: Google Street View
The woman was grabbed in the public toilets by Grange Road and St Augustine's Road. Picture: Google Street View

Police Constable Nick Mayo says officers arrested a 26-year-old man in connection with the offence on the same day and he has been bailed until December 19.

"In addition to the arrest, we are reviewing CCTV from the area and have spoken with witnesses who came to the victim’s aid after hearing a disturbance taking place," he said.

"We do however believe there may have been other members of the public in the area who could have information on what happened and I am appealing for them to contact us.

"We’re particularly keen to hear from anyone who recalls seeing a man running in St Augustine’s Road while wearing a navy blue coat and tracksuit bottoms."

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting 46/229773/19.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111 or using the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org

Read more: All the latest news from Thanet


More by this author


This website and its associated newspaper are members of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO)

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More