Police Appeal For Information After Camberwell Rape

Camberwell rape suspect

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the sex attack in south London.

The attack happened around 8:30am on Saturday, 20 August. The victim, a 49-year-old woman, was led to Kerfield Place, SE5, where a man pushed her to the floor and tried to rape her. The woman screamed and fought causing the man to run off, but about 30 seconds later he came back and raped her.

The suspect then ran off into the Don Phelan Estate on Kimpton Road, running across Camberwell Church Street. The woman managed to make her way to Camberwell police station and alert officers.

The suspect is described as a tall black man with a slim build, aged between 20 and 25 who was dressed all in black.

Detective Constable Emilie Gurney, said: "This was a horrendous attack in broad daylight on a vulnerable victim and I would urge anyone who recognises the man in the image to come forward as soon as possible.”

If you recognise the man in the picture or have any information about the incident you can call 020 8721 4677. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.