Appeal following indecent assault attacks on women in Regents Canal area



Detectives in Islington are appealing for help and information from the public after a series of five indecent assaults around the Regents Canal towpath between New North Road, N1 and Kingsland Road in Hackney.

During each incident, which occurred between 11 March and 26 March 2013, the female victims have been grabbed from behind by a man and subjected to an indecent assault.

The first incident occurred on Monday 11 March at 7:05 pm in Hackney by the canal towpath running parallel with Baring Street. The most recent incident was on Tuesday, 26 March by Regents Canal, below New North Road Bridge and Arlington Avenue, N1.

Anyone who witnessed these incidents or noticed anyone behaving suspiciously should contact Police Constable Rob Gray or Detective Sergeant Barry Leake, CID Islington on 020 7421 0162 or 020 7421 0185 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.




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