Police investigating sexual assault and robbery in east London

London police have released a suspect description after a woman was sexually assaulted early Sunday morning.

Officers responded to the area of Dakin Street and Price Street at around 4:30 a.m. after getting reports of a woman screaming in the street.

Police learned she had been sexually assaulted and robbed in a nearby park, and sent the victim to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

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The victim had been in the suspect’s vehicle before she was physically assaulted and robbed of personal belongings and money.

The suspect is described as being a man 30 to 40 years of age and approximately 300 pounds with long, wavy, black hair worn in a ponytail, wearing a black T-shirt with a musical band logo on the front, blue shorts and white running shoes.

He was driving a small, older model, four-door black vehicle.

Police say the suspect and victim did not know each other prior to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 519-661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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