Police appeal after woman raped in Whitechapel
PUBLISHED: 07:29 21 November 2018 | UPDATED: 08:11 21 November 2018
Detectives have launched an investigation after a woman was raped in the basement of a building in Whitechapel.
The 22-year-old victim was approached by a man in Hanbury Street, who followed her into the building and subjected her to a 20-minute ordeal.
He fled the scene leaving behind a dark body warmer and a grey hat he was wearing.
Today police have released two images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the rape which took place on November 9 at around 2.10am.
The man in the image is black, aged between 25 – 35 years of age and is wearing a grey jumper.
The victim is being supported by specially trained officers and partner workers.
Anyone with information or who recognises the man pictured should contact officers at the Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command on 020 8733 5999.
Alternatively you can call Crimestopers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.
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