Police rape investigators seek help

Written by on October 15, 2015 in Crime, News - Comments Off on Police rape investigators seek help

CCTV image of womanMetropolitan Police sexual offences exploitation and child abuse command officers are appealing for help to identify a woman who may have information that they say will assist their investigation of a rape in Brixton.

The woman, who is white and believed to be aged in her mid-20s, was wearing a light coloured dress.

She was captured on CCTV (right) going into Morley’s Chicken shop on Brixton Hill, SW2 at 02.39 on Sunday, 2 August.

As she came out of the shop, she was approached by a man with whom she walked up Brixton Hill towards Streatham.

The woman may be able to help detectives investigating an allegation of rape committed nearby later that morning.

If you can help, please contact police on 020 8721 4106 or via the 101 service.

A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday, 11 August and charged with rape. He has been remanded in custody until 11 November.

About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. He works out of an office in St Matthews and before that the Bon Marché. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

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