Two women have been sexually assaulted in the heart of London LGBT+ scene.

Two women have been sexually assaulted in the heart of London LGBT+ scene.

The Metropolitan Police are appealing to the public for witnesses after two women were approached on the streets of Soho and sexually assaulted.

The incident was reported on the 11th May at 10:25 PM on Frith Street, which is the heart of Soho. According to police reports,

The victims, two women – aged 27 and 28 explained how they were walking along the road when a man approached them from behind and sexually assaulted them.

He then made off on foot towards Dean Street and the women ran, contacting police.

Police have now released an image of a man they wish to question in connection with the assault.

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The suspect is described as a dark-skinned white male, with black hair. He was wearing a pink and white striped shirt and had a black backpack.

Detective Constable Paul Durrant, from the Met’s Child Abuse and Sexual Offences team, said, “These young women were just walking down the road when this despicable individual went up to them from behind and sexually assaulted them. It is important that he is caught to prevent him from targeting anyone else.”

Anyone with information or who recognise this male please contact DC Durrant on 0203 733 5999 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.