Police have released the image of man they wish to speak to following the reported rape of a woman. 

The alleged victim was on Curtain Road, Shoreditch, on the evening of December 9 into early the next morning. Police say witnesses may have seen her with a man in Great Eastern Street, Hoxton Square, Pitfield or Old Street. 

Hackney Gazette: Police wish to speak to this manPolice wish to speak to this man (Image: Met Police)

Det Con Thomas Smalley, the investigating officer, said: “We are issuing this image in the hope that someone will recognise this man and provide his details to police or remember seeing him on the night. If you can help, please get in contact immediately.” 

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD 4080/11Dec22. 

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.