British police hunt white rapist who abducted two women
London, April 29, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Police have released CCTV images of a suspected believed to be connected to the abduction and rape of two women in north London.
The force said they had on Sunday arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of conspiracy to rape, adding that the hunt for the rapist continues.
The two women were abducted from Chingford and Edgware on April 25.
They were taken to a hotel where a man attempted to book a room but left when there was none available, police said.
CCTV images were taken of the man while he was at the hotel
The pair managed to escape by smashing a glass bottle over his head, according to reports.
Police said they are hunting a white man of muscular build, aged in his late 20s or early 30s, with a bald head or shaved blonde hair and a light-coloured short beard.
He is described as having a distinctive tattoo of the name “bobbie” on his stomach.
The car he was driving is believed to be a silver or grey-coloured Ford S-Max people carrier, with false registration plates.
Detective Chief Inspector Katherine Goodwin, who is leading the investigation, called for anyone with information to come forward.
“Our investigation into these appalling crimes is making good process and my team continue to work extremely hard but we urgently need the help of the public to identify and trace this man.
“We believe he travelled around north London and Hertfordshire in his car from the early hours of Thursday and he may have come into contact with other members of the public.
“Equally he may have abandoned his car somewhere – if an unfamiliar car of this description is now parked on your street, call police straight away.”
She added: “The women, both in their 20s, have been left traumatised and are receiving support from specialist officers. ES