London: Met Police release image of man in stranger rape investigation

Detectives want to trace Salad Ahmed Mohamed after a woman reported being raped in a car (Picture: Google/Met Police)

Police urgently want to trace this man after a woman was raped in London.

Detectives want to speak to Salad Ahmed Mohamed following an alleged attack last week.

The offence is said to have happened after a woman got into a white Toyota Prius.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said the woman got into a car on Upper Street, Islington, shortly after 2am on April 7.

A man drove the woman to an area near Wormwood Scrubs where she reported he raped her.

Members of the public are urged not to approach the man and to call the police.

The 36-year-old is described as black, of slim build and 5ft10 tall.

Salad Ahmed Mohamed (Picture: Met Police) Detectives are appealing for the public?s help to find a man wanted in connection with a stranger rape. The offence happened after a women reported getting into a white Toyota Prius at about 02:15hrs on Thursday, 7 April in the area of Upper Street, Islington. The man drove the woman to the area of Wormwood Scrubs, W12 where she reported he raped her in the car. The woman is being supported by specialist officers. Police urgently want to speak to Salad Ahmed Mohamed, aged 36, in connection with this offence. Mohamed is described as black, of slim build and 5ft10

Police want to speak to this man after an investigation was launched into a reported rape (Picture: Met Police)

He is known to frequent the Islington, Finsbury Park, and South Tottenham areas, according to investigators.

The woman is ‘being supported by specialist officers’.

A Met spokesperson said: ‘Anyone seeing Mohamed should not approach him, but call 999 immediately.’

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