Good Samaritan Hunted

7 October 2013, 11:35 | Updated: 7 October 2013, 11:38

Police are trying to find a man who helped a woman in her twenties shortly after she was raped in north London.

The Met Police have told Heart a man came across a distressed woman in her twenties in the Swiss Cottage area at 4.30am on Saturday 5 October.

Detectives believe she was raped in a vehicle in Eton Avenue, NW3, or the surrounding streets.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information or witnesses to come forward, especially the man who provided assistance to the victim.

The victim is receiving specialist care at a Havens centre.

The suspect is described as a white male with slightly tanned skin, aged in his mid 20s to 30s, with dark hair and stubble on his chin.

Detective Constable Jenny Thrower of SOECA said: “It is of paramount importance that anyone with any information regarding this incident comes forward and helps us with our inquiries. I am also directly appealing to the man who assisted this young woman following the attack to come forward as he may be able provide us with vital information”.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the incident room on 0208 733 5999 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.