CCTV image released after rape reported in Forest Gate

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Do you know this man? - Credit: MPS

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.

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101. - Credit: MPS

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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Sprowston Mews. - Credit: Google

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.