E-fit released of man linked with sexual assaults and robbery

PUBLISHED: 15:42 06 May 2016 | UPDATED: 15:42 06 May 2016

An e-fit of a man police would like to speak to

An e-fit of a man police would like to speak to


The offences date back to October last year

Met Police have released an e-fit of a man they want to speak to after reported sexual assaults and a robbery in Shooters Hill and Blackheath.

A man reportedly targeted lone women late at night or in the early hours of the morning between October 2015 and February this year.

The first of the attacks happened on October 9 last year, when a 19-year-old woman had her leg grabbed by a man who then tried to push her in the bushes near St Michael and All Angels Church.

A second incident at Foxes Dale, SE3, a 22-year-old woman was approached and then sexually assaulted.

On October 11 in Shooters Hill Road at around 3am, a 20-year-old woman was walking through the foot tunnel at the Sun in the Sands roundabout at when a man sexually assaulted her before she break free and run away.

The final incident saw a 30-year-old woman approached on February 6.

A man engaged in conversation before grabbing her, pushing her into a bush and striking her in the face.

He then tried to steal her handbag.

The suspect is described as a dark skinned man, between 5ft 8ins and 6ft in height. He had close cropped hair or short brown hair. Victims have described him to be between 30 and 40 years old.

In the last incident he said his name was “Jamil” .

Det Insp Andy Daws, of Plumstead CID, said: “We are keen to trace this man. I would urge anyone who may know something or may have been a victim of him to contact us as soon as possible - any information may prove vital.”

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect or any possible witnesses who have not spoken to police are urged to call Plumstead CID on 07825 273 811 or via 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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