Police hunt teenager following three violent sexual assaults across one night in South London

The police have released an e-fit and are seeking to identify a teenage boy following a series of violent sexual assaults in South London.

The suspect in the attacks is likely aged between 13 and 15 police said, and allegedly violently assaulted three women on the night of Thursday, (September 2) in Lewisham on Malyons Road and Chudleigh Road.

At 5pm, a teenager allegedly approached an unsuspecting woman in the South London as she walked into a block of flats on Malyons Road, grabbing the woman’s jacket and sexually assaulting her, before running off.

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Just over two hours later, at 7.45pm, the suspect made another attack on Chudleigh Road, this time telling his victim he was carrying a knife, according to police.

He made allegedly made vile comments to the woman and sexually assaulted her, before she was able to run away and escape.

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The suspect is thought to have made a final attack just 15 minutes afterwards on Malyons Road.

The male allegedly sexually assaulted a third victim, and when she fought back, ripped a chunk of hair out of her head before walking away.

All three of his violent attacks occurred within one three hour period on Lewisham streets, police said in a release.

The Metropolitan Police said: “The suspect is described as a light skinned black male, aged around 13-15 years old, of average build – he has short black hair with waves on top. In each instance he was wearing a knee-length, dark grey puffer jacket.

“If anyone can identify this male, or has information that could assist the investigation, they are asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD6588/21SEP.”

Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, or visit their website at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ .

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