Police Hunt Morden Park Sex Attacker

Officers plea for witnesses

Police are hunting a man who has carried out a series of sex attacks on women in the Morden Park area.

He has committed five offences of indecent assault at different times of the day from November 22-29 in the Park and the surrounding area.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s with short, dark-coloured hair, and of a slim and average build.

He has approached women and indecently assaulted them. On some occasions he has also indecently exposed himself.

A police operation is underway that includes both uniform and plain clothes patrols supported by local Safer Neighbourhood teams. A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with this investigation and enquiries continue whilst he remains in custody. There have been no charges.

Detective Inspector David Cox, leading the investigation said: "In the last week or so five women have been assaulted or frightened by this man and we are determined to find him and prosecute him. I would like to hear from anyone who has information about this person and I am particularly interested to hear from any other woman who may have been effected and not yet told us."

You can contact police in confidence via your local Safer Neighbourhood teams, the non emergency number 101, or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

December 9, 2011