Morden rape: Police hunt for suspect after man in his 20s attacked in park

He was wearing black thin rimmed glasses, a blue top, blue shorts and a luminous yellow cap.

Police are searching for a suspect after a man in his 20s was attacked in Morden Hall Park.

Met Police officers have released an e-fit image of a man they would like to identify.

Detectives launched an investigation after a man in his 20s reported he had been attacked by another man in Morden Hall Park

Police have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to. Photo: Met Police
Police have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to. Photo: Met Police
Police have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to. Photo: Met Police

The alleged attack took place shortly before 7pm on Monday, July 25.

As the man was walking through the park, he realised he was being followed. He was pushed to the ground and raped in a wooded area before managing to escape.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged around 50, about 6ft tall, of slim build with a short grey beard. He was wearing black thin rimmed glasses, a blue top, blue shorts and a luminous yellow cap.

The man is being supported by specially trained officers.

DC Hannah Saunders, from south west London police, said: “We have released an e-fit image of the man we want to speak to. Given the detailed description provided I hope someone may recognise him – if you do, please get in contact.”

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 5617/26Jul. You can also speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.