Schoolboy, 12, ‘sexually assaulted by man who lured him to address in Willesden Green’

Griffin Close in Willesden Green (Pic: Google)

Griffin Close in Willesden Green (Pic: Google) - Credit: Archant

Police are investigating claims a schoolboy was sexually assaulted by a man who lured him to an address in Willesden Green.

The 12-year-old victim said he was approached by his attacker in Park Avenue, who persuaded him to follow him to a property in Griffin Close on Wednesday at around 3.50pm.

The boy said the man carried out the sexual assault once they were inside.

The suspect is described as Southeast Asian in appearance, aged in his mid 20s, around 5ft 4ins tall with a slim build.

He was wearing a grey coloured beanie type hat, a light green coloured long sleeved top, grey coloured trousers and he was pushing a bicycle.

Detectives from the Sexual Offences, Exploitation and Child Abuse Command investigate and appeal for any witnesses who may have seen a man matching this description in or around the areas of Park Avenue and Griffin Close to contact them.

Anyone with information should call 020 8733 5009, 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.