Manhunt after woman is seriously assaulted in Newham

manhunt after woman is seriously assaulted in newham

Police have released the image of a man wanted in connection with a serious assault which has left a woman in a serious but stable condition.
Unchenna Nwanokwu, 38, is wanted by police after they were called to reports of an assault on Saturday, 28 July at 18:40hrs at an address in the E15 area of Newham.
Officers attended the address where they forced entry and found the victim, a 26-year-old woman, suffering injuries.
She was taken by the London Ambulance Service to the hospital where she remains in a critical but stable condition.
Officers believe Nwanokwu – who was known to the victim – carried out the attack.
He is known to have links to the Battersea and Croydon areas.
Detective Constable Lucie Fish, attached to Forest Gate CID, said: “We would urgently like to speak to Unchenna Nwanokwu in regards to this very violent assault. If anyone knows of his whereabouts please call police as soon as possible.”
Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 and quote 5970/28July. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.