Greenwich police released the CCTV footage of an attacker in an emergency appeal for help in locating him after a series of sexual assaults against schoolgirls.
Greenwich Police released CCTV as an urgent appeal for help in locating the suspect in a string sexual assaults of schoolgirls.
A week ago, in south east London, three young girls were sexually assaulted.
Another 13-year-old victim was attacked after she was followed off her bus in December 16, just half a mile away from a later incident.
Metropolitan Police released today a photo of a man in a face and black hood that was linked to the incident.
The investigation is being led by DS James Robinson. He stated: “We are aware that these incidents can cause concern in the community, and we will do everything we can to find the culprit.”
‘We are also asking for your help – if you recognise the man in this image or have any information that could assist us, no matter how small, then contact us as soon as possible.’
Last week it was reported that a 16-year-old in school uniform had been sexually assaulted in Thamesmead at 5.30pm on Wednesday, January 12.
An officer will tell you that a man Before you penned, I approached her to get directions.She was pushed against a fence by her husband and he sexually touched her. She began screaming and ran off.
Next day, the 17-year-old victim was followed by a bus 422 at 7.45pm. She was then sexually assaulted three miles further in Woolwich.
Within six days, three girls were sexually assaulted in south east London. One more victim, a 13-year-old girl was assaulted after being followed from her bus December 16 just half a block away from an earlier incident.
Another 16-year old girl, walking along a street near HMP Belmarsh, was seen on Tuesday, 18 janvier. She was asked directions by a man.
He sexually touched her as she tried to leave, but she could not escape.
Met Police inquiries led to the identification of the attacks by the Met Police and the belief that they were perpetrated by one suspect.
Investigators also believe a December 16 assault on a 13-year-old girl who was followed off a 229 bus before being sexually touched is also connected to the string of incidents.
After one attack, a 17-year old was followed on a 422 bus at 7:45 pm and then sexually assaulted only three miles away in Woolwich town center.
Geoff Warren from South East BCU’s Safer Schools Unit offered safety tips in a letter to parents so they can take’reasonable measures’ to keep their children safe.
He stated that if you are uncomfortable with someone’s behavior, don’t hesitate to dial 999 from your phone. We won’t waste our time, and will treat your call as a serious matter.
“Wherever possible, use busy and well-lit areas.
“I want to emphasize again that I don’t intend to create unnecessary anxiety and that such incidents are very rare.
Investigators believe that a December 16th assault on a thirteen-year-old girl, who was sexually touched by Hoveton Road after being followed on a 229 bus, is linked to this string of incidents.
“We take the matter seriously, and we will increase the police presence in that area.”
Greenwich Council stated that it is truly shocked by these incidents and works closely with police to ensure justice for the accused.
The statement continued: “Thanks to victims’ bravery, which allowed them to escape and then contacted authorities, we now have a better idea about the identity of the perpetrator.”
Anybody with any information is asked to call 101 using CAD number 2916/21JAN22, or Crimestoppers anonymously at 0800 555 112.