Hunt for serial sex attacker after NINE assaults in five hours as cops search for hooded cyclist

NINE sex attacks took place in a city park in the space of just five hours, cops say.

The assaults happened in and around Singleton Park, Swansea between 8am and 1pm yesterday, South Wales Police said.


A 24-year-old man, who was arrested on Friday, has been released with no further action.

The force has now released a picture of a hooded figure on a bike they believe may be able to help with their inquiries, adding that nine incidents have been reported in total.

Officers are patrolling popular Singleton Park in Swansea, south Wales and an investigation is ongoing.

A statement from the force read: "We have received four reports of women being indecently assaulted by a man on a bike in and around the Singleton Park area this morning.

"We have an investigation ongoing which includes a number of officers patrolling the area.

"The suspect is described as wearing black clothing with a hood up.!

Detective inspector Peter Collins said: “We appreciate these incidents are concerning to local residents who are regularly using the park during lockdown.

“We are taking this very seriously and our investigation is ongoing. We also have extra patrols in and around the park.

“We are keen to hear from anyone who was in park between 8am and 1pm on Friday no matter how insignificant you feel your information maybe as it could help with our inquiry.”

Anyone with information should contact 101 or email: [email protected] and quote occurrence 2100050598.

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