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Man in his 20s ‘raped in car park near Edgware Tube station’

Man in his 20s ‘raped in car park near Edgware Tube station’

Police investigating a rape in a car park near to a busy north London Tube station have released images of a man they want to find.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was outside Edgware Tube station on September 6 at 12.40am on his way home when he was approached by a man.

He was then raped in a nearby car park area, said police.

Images released by police show the man they are seeking in Station Approach, and were captured a number of hours after the offence.

Sought: Man police wish to speak to (Met Police)
Sought: Man police wish to speak to (Met Police)

Met 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.