Police have issued more images and footage of a man they want to speak to following an allegation of rape in Edgware.
At around 12:40am on Wednesday, 6 September the victim, a man in his 20s, was outside Edgware underground station in Station Road on his way home from a night out with friends.
He was approached by a man who began talking to him, before allegedly raping him in a nearby car park area.
The victim alerted police, who then launched an investigation. The man continues to be supported by specially trained officers.
New images and video show the man sought in a shop in Station Approach and were captured a number of hours after the offence.
Detective Inspector Richard Lewsley, North West Command Unit, 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.”
— Barnet MPS | North West BCU (@MPSBarnet) September 18, 2023
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.