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Police wish to speak to man in connection with Gants Hill rape

PUBLISHED: 07:31 29 November 2017 | UPDATED: 07:42 29 November 2017

Man who police wish to trace. Photo: Met Police

Man who police wish to trace. Photo: Met Police

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Detectives investigating a rape in Gants Hill in 2016 have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the incident.

The victim, a woman in her late teens, met the suspect in the now closed Valentine Pub, on Perth Road, on Saturday, January 21, 2016.

The suspect offered to buy the woman a drink, which she accepted.

After consuming the beverage, she became disorientated and was later attacked.

The suspect was driving a black Range Rover.

Detectives from the Safeguarding Unit at Ilford police station are investigating and are appealing for anyone who recognises the man to get in touch.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call CID officers at Ilford on 020 8345 2725 or contact police via Twitter @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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