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Police release CCTV in hunt for lift assault suspect

06 April, 2018

Man sought by police

POLICE want to speak to man after a woman was sexually assaulted in her apartment block.

The woman was walking into the building in Mildmay Avenue when a male suspect followed her and got into a lift with her. He started to make sexual comments to her before touching her leg, the Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

She escaped from the lift, went into her flat but did not see where the suspect went.

Police have now released CCTV of a man they wish to speak to about the assault, which happened on October 21.

The suspect is described by police as, aged in his early 20s, of slim to medium build and 5ft 5ins in height. He was wearing a red T-shirt, blue jeans, a green baseball cap, black shoes and a multi-coloured jacket.

Anyone with informa­tion can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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