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Police hunt attacker who put metal chain around woman’s neck in Havering

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Police investigating an attack on a woman with a chain in east London have released an e-fit of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

Authorities were called at approximately 11:30am after a woman in her 20s was approached and attacked by a man in Ingrebourne Valley in Hornchurch Country Park, Havering on Friday 10 September.

The woman had been sitting on a bench when the man approached her from behind and placed a metal chain around her neck.

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The victim was able to free herself and ran out of the park.

The suspect is described as being a black man, dressed in dark clothing and wearing smart pointed shoes. It is believed that he had slicked back black hair, with a silver streak.

An e-fit of a man police would like to speak to in connection with an attack on a woman with a chain

PC Andy Tyler, from the local policing team in Havering, said: “This was a terrifying attack on a lone woman and I know it will cause concern among the wider community.

“We have increased patrols in the area since the incident and I can assure you that we are doing all we can to track down the man responsible.”

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Anyone who recognises the man in the image is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 2976/10Sep.

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