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Appeal for witnesses to Brixton rape

News   •   Mar 17, 2017 16:25 GMT

[CCTV image of first witness]

Police investigating a rape in Brixton are appealing for two witnesses to come forward to assist the investigation.

The incident happened on 7 December 2016, when a woman, aged in her 30s, was attacked and raped in at an address in Lambeth.

CCTV images show the two witnesses at the LOCO Convenience shop in Coldharbour Lane who may have seen the victim after she was attacked.

The stills show a black woman with a pram walking into the shop at approximately 18:40hrs at the same time that the victim and suspect would have been at the cash machine outside. She appears to look towards them and possibly engages with them.

The same CCTV also shows the victim and suspect enter the shop at 18:37hrs, the suspect is in conversation with a white woman.

After the assault police were called on 8 December 2016 and an investigation was immediately launched.

These witnesses, or anyone with information about the incident, are urged to contact PC Julia Regan from the Sexual Offences, Exploitation and Child Abuse Command at Sutton Police Station on 0208 721 4106 or by tweeting @MetCC.

= A man has been charged with rape following the incident. A trial date in May 2017 has been set.