Police issue e-fit in hunt for man who targeted lone woman in London

21 October 2019, 13:50 | Updated: 24 October 2019, 11:06

Police issued an e-fit of a suspect they want to trace
Police issued an e-fit of a suspect they want to trace. Picture: Metropolitan Police

By Asher McShane

Police have released an e-fit image of a suspect they want to trace following a sex assault on a woman who was walking home alone in west London.

The victim was attacked on Avenue Gardens in Acton as she made her way home on July 27 at around 7.30pm.

She was grabbed from behind and struggled with her attacker before the suspect fled down the street.

Police described the suspect as a light skinned male, maybe of Middle Eastern origin, aged around 20, 5ft 11ins tall and of medium build.

The victim was not injured but was “shocked and alarmed” after being attacked, police said,.

Anyone who has information concerning the identity of the male shown in the e-fit should contact detectives at West Area Command Unit via 101 or Tweet @MetCC quoting CAD1286/5AUG19.

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