Man sought after Soho sex attack

man sought after soho sex attack

Detectives have released an image of a man they are seeking in connection with a sexual assault on two women in Soho.

Police were called to Frith Street, W1 at approximately 10.25pm hours on Friday, 11 May.

The victims, two women – aged 27 and 28 explained how they were walking along the road when a man approached them from behind and sexually assaulted them.

He then made off on foot towards Dean Street and the women ran, contacting police.

The image of the suspect is taken from CCTV footage and captures him prior to carrying out the assault.

The suspect is described as a dark-skinned white male, with black hair. He was wearing a pink and white striped shirt and had a black backpack.

Detective Constable Paul Durrant, from the Met’s Child Abuse and Sexual Offences team, said: “These young women were just walking down the road when this despicable individual went up to them from behind and sexually assaulted them. It is important that he is caught to prevent him from targeting anyone else.”

Anyone with information or who recognise this male please contact DC Durrant on 0203 733 5999 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.