- The man is described as black with a scruffy appearance
- He was wearing a grey hooded jumper with the hood worn up
- Police are appealing to anyone who recognises the man to contact them on 020 7601 2222
Police have released an E-Fit image of a man they are trying to trace after a 13-year-old girl was assaulted on her way to school near St Paul's.
The victim was walking along Cannon Street towards New Change on Friday 27th September around 8am.
She was grabbed from behind by a man who then tried to drag her off the footpath and up some steps into a small park area. The girl suffered some bruising and was left in a state of shock. She was able to fight him off and made her way to the nearest bus stop.
Visitor numbers are up nearly 50 per cent at St Paul's Cathedral compared to last year as financially squeezed families choose to holiday at home. Figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions said that nationally numbers at leading attractions were up 22 per cent.
More than 300,000 people have visited the V&A museum to see the _David Bowie is ..... _exhibition which ends this weekend and The British Museum in London has also seen big business.
The massive security operation planned for Baroness Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday is already being put in place at St Paul's Cathedral.
Huge steel road and pedestrian barriers were among the materials transported to the site today, as construction workers began erecting a ring of security around the site
More than 2,000 politicians, dignitaries and celebrities are expected to head to the church from as early as 9am on Wednesday, ahead of the 11am service.
Occupy London are planning a day of protests today to mark six months since the Occupy movement went global. Over the weekend eleven people were arrested on another day of protest which saw anti-capitalists from the Occupy movement pitch tents outside the Bank of England.
Six people have been charged with public order offences after Saturday's Occupy demonstration in the City of London.
City of London Police said that of the12 people arrested, six were charged, 4 were bailed, and 2 received a police caution.
Those facing charges will appear in court on May 21st
Eleven people have been arrested after a day of protest in London saw anti-capitalists from the Occupy movement pitch tents outside the Bank of England.
The arrests were made for public order offences linked to the demonstrations, leading to around 10 tents being set up, City of London Police said.
The protest by around 300 demonstrators was part of a global day of action which also took place in cities including New York, Athens and Madrid.
Police have been kettling hundreds of protesters in the centre of London. The anti-capitalist protesters from the Occupy movement today staged a day of action, marching through the city. And tonight some of them have pitched tents outside the Bank of England. Glen Goodman has the story.
Several hundred people have gathered outside St Paul's Cathedral for an Occupy London rally. It comes more than six months after members of the campaign group were prevented from occupying Paternoster Square.
Instead, activists camped outside St Paul's Cathedral just yards away from the Stock Exchange and remained there for four and a half months. City of London Police say it has a "proportionate" operation in place around today's peaceful demonstration. St Paul's Cathedral remains open to visitors.