Cleveland Police have released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with a rape in Middlesbrough.

On November 18, 2023, a man followed a woman upstairs to the toilets at Mint on Albert Road and raped her.

Officers want help identifying the man in the released CCTV picture.

The man is described as wearing a large black hooded coat.

The Northern Echo: CCTV image in connection with Middlesbrough

Detective Constable Philip Adams, from Middlesbrough CID, said: "The investigation is very much ongoing with a number of enquiries underway and as part of these I am keen to identify the man shown in the CCTV image as we believe he may be able to help.

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"I am appealing to anyone who may recognise the man and I would also like to urge him to come forward and contact us.

"If you have information, please contact Cleveland Police on 101 quoting 23228763."

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers online Giving information anonymously | Crimestoppers ( or by calling 0800 555 111.