Appeal after serious sexual assault in the City of London
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Detectives from the City of London Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious sexual assault in the City.
Between 23:59 hours on Thursday August 26, 2021, and 01:00 on Friday August 27, 2021, a woman was sexually assaulted by a man in the vicinity of Eastcheap/Byward Street, London, EC3.
Detectives are keen to speak to anybody who may have witnessed anything suspicious or anyone who may have information which could assist the investigation.
The victim is being supported by specially trained officers as the investigation continues.
Detective Chief Inspector Edelle Michaels said:
“This was a nasty incident which we are fully investigating and are supporting the victim at this difficult time.
“I want to reassure City residents and those who come into the City to work and socialise, that a full and thorough investigation is underway.
“We are now asking the public for their help - if anyone was in the area and saw anything please get in touch. Any information you provide could be significant to our investigation.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact the City of London Police using the form on the public portal or by calling 020 7601 2222.
Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.