CCTV image released after rape reported in Forest Gate
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A manhunt is underway after a person was reportedly raped in Forest Gate.
Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to following the alleged attack in Sprowston Mews.
The police were called on September 20 last year to a report of a rape at the route which is near Romford Road.
Det Cons Murad Talat said: "We are releasing this image today in the hope that someone will recognise this man and let us know who he is.
"Please take a careful look at the photo and if you think you can help, get in touch as soon as possible. Any information you have could be vital for our investigation."
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The victim continues to be supported by specialist officers.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting reference CAD 7877/20OCT20.
You can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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