Women warned to be “vigilant” after serious sexual assault in Hackney

Police are warning women to “remain vigilant” after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in south Hackney.

The woman was attacked in Banbury Road last Monday (June 4) just after midnight.

Detectives are appealing for information and witnesses, and a Hackney Police spokeswoman said: “Police are advising any lone females in the immediate area to remain vigilant.”

Any one with information should contact acting Det Sgt Kevin Ives at Hackney Criminal Investigation Department on 0207 275 3644, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference 4614835/12.