BY NEWS REPORTER
Police in Greenwich and Lewisham continue to appeal for information following a series of sexual offences committed against a number of victims, many of whom are schoolgirls.
Between Friday, June 30 and Monday, October 16, seven schoolgirls and three women were approached by the same man. They were all sexually touched before the man ran off.
CCTV from Thursday, October 5 captured the man who was wearing a hat and jacket. Following the attack, he quickly removed his hat and outer clothing as he ran away from the 25-year-old victim.
The father of one of the victims said: “This assault has upset and frightened our 11-year-old daughter immensely.
“This type of behaviour is totally unacceptable and has had far-reaching implications upon her mental state.
“Our daughter and her friends are now scared to walk to school on their own, their confidence and feeling of independence have been damaged and our daughter is wondering why she was targeted for this sort of attack.
“Consequently we appeal to anyone to come forward if you know this person, or suspect that you know this person, so that this type of assault can be prevented from affecting any others”.
Detective Chief Inspector Martin Stables, from Lewisham, said: “We have created an efit following the description given by one of the victims. If anyone recognises this man, please can they contact police.
“We are working closely with local schools to make pupils aware of these incidents and to ensure they are vigilant when walking to and from school.”
Anyone who has information that could assist this investigation should call Greenwich CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or contact via Twitter @MetCC
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