Police issue new appeal over rape in Kennington Gardens last year

Police investigating a rape in Lambeth continue to appeal for information to try and find the man responsible.

A reconstruction of the attack in Kennington Gardens was featured on BBC Crimewatch Roadshow on Friday.

A CCTV image has been released by detectives investigating the attack, which happened between 2am and 2.20am on Sunday, December 29 last year in the area of Kennington Park Road.

The victim, a woman in her 20s, was walking in the street when she was approached by an unknown man who attacked her.

The victim, who also suffered a blow to the head, was taken to a London hospital as a precaution and later discharged. She is being supported by specialist officers.

Detective Inspector Ian Kenward, of the Central South Safeguarding Command Unit, said: “Enquiries are ongoing and we are keen to speak to the man in the footage.

Police would like to speak to this man

“We are urging anyone who may have been in the area or who recognises him to contact police.”

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Quote CAD 783/29DEC19.


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