Most wanted: Do you recognise these men?

Tuesday, 26 September 2023

Indecent exposure and sexual assault

26 September 2023

Detectives investigating an offence of exposure and sexual assault on board a bus in Lewisham have released an image of a man they would like to identify.

The incident occurred on a Route 136 bus on Saturday, 6 May at around 05:20hrs. The bus had just left New Cross Gate Fire Station shortly before and was heading towards Elephant and Castle when a man is alleged to have exposed himself and masturbated in front of a young woman.

Detective Superintendent Ross Morrell said: "This was a very unpleasant incident and the young woman involved was understandably left very shaken.

"We are very keen to speak to the man pictured and urge anyone who can identify him to call police immediately."

Call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference CAD 3560/6May

Elderly woman assaulted in Ladbroke Grove

21 July 2023

The incident happened at about 11:00hrs on 21 July, when the 83-year-old victim was assaulted by an unknown man as she boarded the 312 bus on Canal Way, W10.

The male allegedly approached her before pushing her over. She suffered a broken pelvis as a result of the incident and has since been discharged from hospital.

A number of enquiries were conducted following the incident including looking at CCTV and speaking with witnesses.

Investigating officer Detective Inspector Julie Trodden said: “This was an unprovoked attack on an elderly women, which I'm sure will cause concern amongst the local community and wider.

“We have carried out a number of enquiries in order to trace the perpetrator and are now appealing for the public to help us.

“Whilst we know the image is not great quality, we are hoping that releasing this may serve as a reminder for anyone who might have seen anything at the time of the incident.”

Call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 5590/18SEP23.