Police appeal for good samaritan who helped alleged rape victim to come forward


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Officers are appealing for a good samaritan who is understood to have helped a rape victim to come forward.

The man is believed to have entered Elvin House, Morning Lane, Homerton while a woman was being allegedly raped between 4.45am and 5am on February 28. Police believe he assisted the victim and may hold vital information about the attack.

The potential witness is described as a white man of slim build who is in his early 20s with short brown hair, dark brown eyes and is approximately 5ft 10 ins tall.

Another man has been arrested and charged in relation to the offence and remains in custody.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Metropolitan Police incident room on 020 8721 4868 or 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference ‘Operation Kaimend’.