Police are looking for a man in relation to an alleged rape of a woman in Soho.
Michael Lawson, 55, is wanted in connection to an offence in the early morning of June 17.
The unnamed female victim had just left friends in the area when she was assaulted.
Mr Lawson, who police say may be known to some by a different name, and may have a car and be purporting to be an unlicensed taxi driver.
He is described as black, 5 ft 8ins, medium stocky build and with a distinctive scar under his left eye.
Detective Inspector Luke Bacon from the Met Police Rape and Serious Sexual offences investigation unit, said: “We are appealing for any information about this individual and whether you feel it is big or small, please make contact on the numbers provided. It may be the vital information required to locate him.”
“Importantly, the female complainant is being supported by specialist trained officers and as an organisation, we will continue to tackle violence against women and girls”.
Anyone seeing Lawson should not approach him and call 999 immediately.
People with information all police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 4429/20JUL23, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 to remain anonymous.
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