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Detectives continue to appeal for witnesses following a rape in Lewisham


A CCTV still of the man officers would like to speak with is available here.

An Efit of the suspect is available here.

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27-Mar-2015 10:36

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Detectives continue to appeal for witnesses following a rape in Lewisham.

Detectives from the Sexual Offences Exploitation and Child Abuse Command have today, Friday, 27 March, released an Efit of a man they are trying to trace in connection with the attack.

Police were called at approximately 02:45hrs on Sunday, 8 March, after a 29-year-old woman was attacked while walking along Ashwater Road, SE12. The suspect threatened her with a knife before raping her.

He fled in the direction of Baring Road.

The suspect is described as a black man, 5ft 10ins tall and was wearing a blue hooded top, believed to be of ‘Adidas’ brand with stripes down the arm. He was also wearing a sky blue 'bucket hat' and black woollen fingerless gloves.

Detective Sergeant Corrado Di Mascio said: “This was a particularly nasty attack on a woman who was threatened with a knife before being attacked in the street.

“I would urge anyone who recognises the man in the Efit, or the description of the clothing to contact officers as a matter of urgency.”

Detectives are also reissuing a CCTV still of the same man taken the local area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 020 8721 4676 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No arrests have been made; enquiries continue.