Shortly after 01:40hrs on Sunday, 12 March, the female victim was walking along Cornwall Road at the junction with Lancaster Road, N4 when she was approached by the suspect. He sexually assaulted her before walking away northbound on Lancaster Road. The woman was not injured.

A number of enquiries have been carried out in the local area but as yet, the suspect has not been traced.

Detectives from the North Area Command Unit have today released an e-fit of a man they need the public’s help to identify. He is described as a Black man, aged in his early to mid-20s and about 5ft 7ins tall and was wearing a distinctive yellow beanie.

Detective Inspector Paul Ridley, from North Area CID who leads investigations into violence against women and girls, said: “It is vital that we locate this man as soon as possible and we need your help to do so. If you recognise him, or were in the area at the time of the assault, please come forward and speak with us.

“I would also encourage anyone else who may have been approached by a man matching this description and e-fit to get in touch.

“This man may have committed additional offences within the area. I urge anyone who may have been approached to report it to police so we can thoroughly investigate.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 621/12Mar23. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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