Police have launched an e-fit picture of a person they need to establish after the sexual assault of a girl in south London, close to the place Sarah Everard was kidnapped earlier this yr.
The incident happened just some hundred yards away from Clapham Frequent, from the place 33-year-old marketing executive Ms Everard was taken and later murdered by then-serving police officer Wayne Couzens.
At round 2am on 25 September, a girl stopped to search for one thing in her bag and was grabbed by the attacker from behind and sexually assaulted as she walked on Englewood Street.
The attacker then walked off within the course in direction of Clapham Frequent after the lady shouted at him.
Police hope a member of the general public could recognise the individual within the image.
Detective Constable Annie Henry, of the Central South Command Unit, mentioned: “This assault would have been terrifying for the lady and we’re persevering with to assist her as our investigation continues.”
Couzens was handed a whole-life order, probably the most extreme punishment out there within the UK’s justice system, for the “grotesque” abduction, rape, and homicide of Ms Everard.
The 48-year-old had used his warrant card and handcuffs to falsely arrest Ms Everard for breaching coronavirus pointers as she walked dwelling from a pal’s home in Clapham on 3 March.
Her physique was present in a Kent woodland greater than per week after she first went lacking. Her homicide sparked nationwide outrage and spotlighted points round women’s safety.
Anybody with data that might help police concerning the incident on 25 September is requested to name 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 1268/25Sep. Alternatively, contact the impartial charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.