Two men arrested in Peterborough after spate of attacks on sex workers

Two men have been arrested in connection with a series of attacks on sex workers in Peterborough.

Sunday, 30th September 2018, 12:23 pm
Updated Sunday, 30th September 2018, 1:39 pm
Police have arrested two men

The men, aged 30 and 49, were arrested at addresses in Peterborough and have been taken to Thorpe Wood Police Station.

On Thursday (27 September) at about 10pm a woman got into a car with two men in Lincoln Road near Craig Street. She was driven to an unknown location and sexually assaulted.

This follows other similar incidents at about 4am on Sunday (23 September) in Crown Street and 11.30pm on Tuesday (25 September) in Bishops Road.

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Police have arrested two men

All three incidents involve sex workers being picked up in cars.

Officers are keeping an open as to whether the offences are linked and patrols have been increased in the city centre.

Detective Inspector Dan Pawson said: “We’re appealing to anyone who may have information on these incidents to come forward.

“We continue to work with local charities and agencies to provide safety advice to sex workers in the city.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 35/32127/18 or visit

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via