New image of man sought in connection with Edgware rape allegation

The alleged rape took place in a car park near Edgware station early on the morning of Wednesday 6th September

A lamp featuring the words 'Metropolitan Police' in white on blue glass
Previous image replaced following a suspect being charged. (Credit – Met Police)

Police have issued a new image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an allegation of rape in Edgware.

The incident took place in the early hours of Wednesday 6th September in a car park near Edgware underground station.

New images show the man being sought, in a shop in Station Approach a few hours after the alleged offence took place.

Detective Inspector Richard Lewsley said: “I am asking the public to look carefully at these images and share them in local community groups and forums. They are good quality images and we believe someone will see them and know who he is.

“My team have carried out extensive enquiries, including the review of over 100 hours of CCTV footage so far. We believe the man to be a regular visitor to, or local of the Edgware and Hendon Central areas.

“Have you seen this man? Do you know his name? Please contact us. Equally, if you are the man pictured, I urge you to attend a police station immediately.”

Anyone who recognises the man, or who can assist with the investigation, is asked to call 101 or post @MetCC ref CAD 3688/15SEP23.

To remain 100% anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

UPDATE: The image accompanying this piece was replaced on 20th September following a man being charged.

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