Police release CCTV image of man after woman raped in south London park

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they are trying to locate following the rape of a woman in south London.

The woman, in her 20s, was attacked by an unknown man when she was walking in the area of Kennington Park Road, Lambeth, at 2am on December 29 last year.

She also suffered a blow to the head and was taken to hospital.

She was later discharged but continues to receive support from specialist officers.

Metropolitan Police are appealing to the public to help identify and locate the man who appears in the above image.

Detective Inspector Ian Kenward of the Central South Safeguarding Command Unit, said: “Enquiries are ongoing and we are keen to speak to the man in the footage.

“We are urging anyone who may have been in the area or who recognises him to contact police.”

A reconstruction of the attack was featured on BBC Crimewatch Roadshow on Friday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or quoting reference CAD 783/29DEC19