Driver sexually assaulted women passengers

Police officers investigating a sexual assault in Islington have released an image of a man they want to speak to.

Police were called at 4:15am on Sunday, 25 July to reports that two women had been sexually assaulted in the vicinity of Hornsey Street, N7.

Officers attended and established the women, aged in their 20s, had left a nightclub in Westminster at approximately 3am.

The pair got into a vehicle which they believed to have been a private hire vehicle that they had pre-booked before leaving the club.

They became suspicious when the driver began travelling in the opposite direction before offering them a drink. They refused and left the vehicle in Hornsey Street.

As they exited the vehicle, the driver sexually assaulted the women before driving off towards Holloway Road. The victim called police to report the incident and officers attended the scene.

An investigation was launched and detectives carried out a number of enquiries, including CCTV footage. They are now releasing an image of a man they would like to speak to.

Anyone who recognises the man in the image is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 1441/25Jul.

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