Police release image in hunt for serial sex attacker who targeted seven women in London after cycling up behind them
- Police are hunting for man following reports of a series of indecent exposures
- The attacks have mostly taken place in the Tower Hamlets area in east London
- Suspect targeted seven women between the August 30 and September 29
Police are hunting for a serial sex attacker who targeted seven women in London.
The force have released an image of a man they need to identify following reports of a series of indecent exposures between August 30 and September 29.
The attacks have mostly taken place in the Tower Hamlets area in east London.
On each occasion the suspect cycled up behind a woman before either exposing himself or carrying out a sexual assault.
The police have released an image of a man they need to identify after he targeted seven women between August 30 and September 29
On four of the occasions the man is also reported to have masturbated during the incidents, police said.
Th first incident reported to police took place at around 11.05am on Upper North Street in Tower Hamlets.
The following day, another three incidents were reported to police between 10.20pm and 11.45pm.
The suspect was seen wearing a black zip hoody, grey joggers with a thick black stripe from hip to knee, potentially wearing a bike lock around his neck and a chequered baseball cap.
He is also known to wear a mask whilst committing the offences.
The bike which he has been spotted on is described as black and silver.
The force said that the attacks have mostly taken place in the Tower Hamlets area in east London
Following the assaults, police have increased patrols in the local area and are urging anyone with information to come forward.
If you recognise the man in this image you can call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD286/29SEP21.
You can also report crime anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Where did the attacks take place?
August 30, at around 11.05am – Upper North Street, j/w Bartlett Park, E3.
August 31, at approx. 11.45pm – St Stephen’s Road, E3.
August 31, at approx. 10.25pm – Burdett Road, E3.
August 31, at around 10.20pm– Watts Grove, E3.
September 2, at approx. 6.45pm – Navigation Road, E3.
September 12, at approx. 01.30am – Commercial Road, near Albert Gardens, E1.
September 28, at approx. 11.40pm – Burdett Road, E3.
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