Thursday, 12 January 2017

Young Woman Sexually Assaulted After Pride In London

A Middle-Eastern sexual predator became aggressive and molester a young woman after she became separated from friends after the Pride in London event.

This CCTV image of the suspect running from Covent Garden has been released by the Metropolitan Police's Sexual Offences, Exploitation and Child Abuse Command.

On Sunday, June 26, at around 1.20am, a 24-year-old woman was befriended by the suspect after finding herself alone.

The man became aggressive towards her and sexually assaulted her in Bracknell Street.

The woman fought back and he ran off and was captured on CCTV running in the direction of High Holborn.

The man is described as white, with tanned skin, aged between 30 and 40 years-old, 5ft 11ins tall with dark hair.

He spoke with a strong middle eastern accent and was wearing a distinctive camouflage tracksuit.

Detective Constable Ben Lucas said: "I am really keen to identify and trace this man so we can progress our enquiries and bring the perpetrator to justice.

“The victim had been out with friends celebrating Pride in London.

“This should have been a happy day but instead she found herself the victim of an appalling sexual assault which has left her frightened and traumatised.

"If you know this man please get in touch with us."

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 quoting reference MetCU 217567or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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