Police are appealing for help in finding a man after a 65-year-old woman was assaulted in Merton.

Francis Ogunyemi Francis is urgently wanted in connection with the incident.

Officers say Francis is aware that he is wanted but is hiding from the police.

If you have seen him or have any information on his whereabouts call 101 and quote reference 1413822/22.

Merton MPS (MPSMerton) tweeted: “Francis OGUNYEMI Francis is wanted urgently in connection with a serious assault on a 65 year old female.

“He is aware we're after him and is hiding from us.

“Any info / sightings you have 101, Ref 1413822/22.”

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