POLICE investigating a rape which happened in the early hours of December 31 at Spensley’s Emporium on Albert Road, Middlesbrough believe the man shown in the footage released last week may have connections in Birmingham.

The alleged rape happened between 2.30am and 3.30am when a woman in her early twenties was attacked in the woman’s toilets.

Cleveland Police is urging people to contact them if they recognise themselves or anyone else in any of the footage that was released earlier in the week.

Anyone with any information can contact Cleveland Police on 101 quoting crime reference SE17236137 alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.