A woman in her 20s is believed to have been raped by a man in a park in Oxford last night (May 27). 

The incident occured in South Park at around 10.30pm. 

Thames Valley Police has said the pair had been together in the park from around 7.30pm. 

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The park was cordoned off by police this morning (May 28) but has since re-opened.

Thames Valley Police is now appealing for witnesses following the incident. 

Detective chief inspector Adrian Thomas said: “We are prioritising the investigation of this distressing attack.

“Anyone with information about this offence should call 101 or make a report on our website, quoting reference number 43230233952.

Oxford Mail: Police Cordon in place in South Park this morningPolice Cordon in place in South Park this morning (Image: Oxford Mail)

“Alternatively, you can provide information anonymously to the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.

“The park was closed while we conducted an examination of the scene and this has now been completed.

“Thank you to those who wished to use the park for your patience and understanding.”