Cops hunt man in green jumper after woman in her 50s is raped as she walked through a park in horror attack

POLICE are hunting a man in a green jumper after a woman was raped as she walked through a park on Saturday night.

The woman, in her 50s, was attacked and raped in Watling Park in Edgware, North London – and cops have released a picture of a man they wish to speak to.

The pictures of the man in the green jumper were taken at nearby Burnt Oak Tube Station on the night of the horror attack.

No arrests have been made yet and enquiries are ongoing, cops confirmed.

The attack occurred just off Cressingham Road as the woman was walking through the park at 9.30pm on Saturday.

She is now being supported by specially trained officers, police said.

Met Police said in a statement: "Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman was attacked in Edgware.

"The rape was reported to have occurred in Watling Park off Cressingham Road in Edgware at approximately 21:30hrs on Saturday, 28 August.

"The victim, a woman in her 50s, continues to be supported by specially trained officers.

"Detectives from the North West Basic Command Public Protection Unit – which covers Barnet – are investigating.

"They have today released images of a man they wish to identify and speak with in connection with their investigation. The images are taken from Burnt Oak Station.

"Detectives would also like to speak with anyone who was in the Watling Park area between 19:00 and 22:30hrs on Saturday, 28 August.

"No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing."

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