Police urge victims of Weymouth 'street entertainer' rapist to come forward
By _LocalPeople_ | Thursday, March 14, 2013, 17:44
Dorset Police have urged protential victims of a Weymouth street entertainer, convicted of rape today (14th March 2013), to come forward.
Steven Beeks, imprisoned today for rape and assault.
Releasing an image of Steven Beeks (50), of no fixed abode, Police believe he may have committed crimes that have not been reported.
Mr Beeks is known to have travelled extensively across the country, and worked as a 'living statue' in Weymouth during the summer and autumn of 2011. He was found guilty of rape and assault at Caernarfon Crown Court in Wales, relating to offences that took place outside of Dorset.
Detective Constable Steve Dodge, of Weymouth CID, said: "Beeks used an alias of 'Silver Steve' and we know he was living in the Weymouth area in the summer and autumn of 2011.
"I would encourage anyone who has concerns regarding Steven Beeks to contact Dorset Police on 101 – we treat all such calls very seriously and specialist staff are on hand to provide support."
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 14:298. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.