Photo Released In Rape Investigation

Police want to speak to the man pictured after a woman was raped in an alleyway in Waltham Cross.

The attack happened close to the High Street shortly after the victim had got off the N279 bus at Waltham Cross bus garage.

Police say the assault occurred sometime between 1am and 1.50am on Monday 4 July 2011

Detective Constable Michael Lawrence said: “We’re providing ongoing support to the victim who is obviously very upset by what has happened.

"These types of incidents are extremely uncommon in the county and we’ve been carrying out extensive enquiries since the report was made to trace the person responsible.

“I would be very keen to speak with the man pictured in these images. It may be that he witnessed the crime or can provide information which would greatly help the investigation and I’d urge anyone who may be able to identify him to contact the Sexual Offences Investigation Team via the non-emergency number, 101.

“Alternatively call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555111. You do not have to give your name and you could be entitled to a cash reward."

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