Rapist wanted following attack in Wallington
Police have issued a witness appeal after a woman was sexually assaulted in Beddington Park, Wallington, on Sunday.
The victim, a white female wearing dark clothing, was attacked on the A237 London Road between 10.30pm and 11.15pm. She was attacked from behind near The Grange restaurant, before being forcibly taken into the park.
Detective Inspector Neil Matthews of Sapphire Command at Sutton Police Station said: “This was an appalling vicious attack on a vulnerable individual. It is essential that anyone who may have seen the incident at any stage come forward.”
Police took the unusual step of issuing a description of the victim in order to help any passing drivers who may have seen her with her attacker to come forward. There is no description of the attacker at present.
A forensic tent was reportedly visible in the park on Monday morning, along with police conducting searches of the area.
Witnesses are asked to contact Sapphire Command on 020 8721 4106. If you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.