Police search for clues after Finsbury Park sexual assault

PUBLISHED: 14:59 07 October 2013 | UPDATED: 15:04 07 October 2013

Finsbury Park Tube station

Finsbury Park Tube station


Police are combing parts of Finsbury Park for clues after a woman was reported to have been the victim of a serious sexual assault this afternoon (Monday).

Wells Terrace has been cordoned off by officers after a 43-year-old woman was alleged to have been sexually assaulted outside Finsbury Park Station.

An area outside the station was also cordoned off for an hour after officers from Islington Police and British Transport Police were called at around 12.30pm.

A BTP spokesman said: “BTP officers were called to Finsbury Park underground station on Monday, 7 October following a report of a serious sexual assault outside the station.

“The incident was reported at 12.30pm and was attended by officers from BTP and the Metropolitan Police, and London Ambulance Service.

“During the incident, a 43-year-old woman is believed to have been sexually assaulted by a man outside the station.

“A cordon established near the station was taken down at 1.45pm, and the incident is now being investigated by the Metropolitan Police.”

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police confirmed it was investigating an allegation of serious sexual assault.

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