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E-fit shows man wanted for forcing woman into house and raping her

The man the police want to speak to in connection with the attack. Credit: Met Police

Police have released this e-fit of a man they believe forced a woman into a house and raped her.

The victim, aged in her 20s, was attacked as she approached her parked car shortly after midnight on Wednesday September 21.

The suspect then forced her into an address near Lucien Road, Tooting, south west London, before raping her and fleeing the scene.

Detective Inspector Andrew Wadey said: "I am appealing directly to anyone who may recognise the man in this e-fit to get in touch and tell us who he may be.

"The e-fit is extremely clear and I am certain that someone will know him; he may even be someone close to you. Please help us identify him.

"This was a terrifying attack on a lone woman and it is really important that we catch him as soon as possible."

The suspect is described as:

  • Asian
  • Between 20-25 years old
  • Approximately 5ft 7ins tall
  • Slim build with a thin moustache
  • Wearing glasses, a red hooded top and light coloured tracksuit bottoms

Anyone with information should call police on 020 8721 4251 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.