Disabled child assaulted by agency care worker in Hackney: police release images of suspect

Hackney police have released CCTV image of a woman who is suspected of assaulting a disabled child in her care.

The suspect was looking after the then four-year-old victim, between Thursday March 8 and and Friday March 9 at the victim’s home address in Hackney.

CCTV shows that during this period the suspect assaulted the victim by hitting him, leaving him with two bruises.

The child victim requires 24-hour care and is unable to communicate, and his care at the time of the offence was provided by a care agency.#

The suspect told the care agency her name was Bola Bolatiwa, and she was 34-years old, but it is now known the suspect used another woman’s identity.

The suspect is described as a black woman, approximately 5 feet tall and of heavy build.

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Nareece Chrisite, from Hackney’s child abuse investigation team on 020 8217 6556, quoting reference 4606274/12, or to call contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.