Police probe into report Hartlepool woman was raped in her own home by 'workman'
A police investigation has been launched into a report a woman was raped in her own home by a man posing as a workman. Police are investigating an allegation of rape which is reported to have taken place at the woman's home in the Chester Road area of Hartlepool.
Officers say a woman was approached by what appeared to be a ‘workman’ as she returned to her home, when he told her the roof of her house was in need of repair as some of the tiles were loose.
She then let the man into her home but says she was then attacked by the man, reported to have an Eastern European accent.
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