Hunt to find sex attacker who struck in Brent Cross

Police would like to speak to this man

Police would like to speak to this man - Credit: Archant

The hunt is on to find a sex attacker who followed his victim as she walked home from a shopping trip in Brent Cross.

The man grabbed the woman from behind before running off when her screams alerted passersby on Hamilton Road.

Detectives investigating the attack have identified a suspected on CCTV captured from a nearby store which shows him following the victim.

He is a white man around 5ft 8inches tall of stocky built, with short brown hair and large eyes, aged in his mid 20s with a lightly tanned complexion.

The suspect was wearing a baseball cap, a gilet, jeans and trainers.

Anyone with information about the attacker which took place in October 3 at 10pm is asked to contact police on 101 quoting image reference 197440 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.