Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was raped in Bermondsey.

Shortly before midnight on Friday 13 April (into Saturday morning) the victim was in Southwark Park Road at the junction with Galleywall Road.

The victim was approached from behind by a man and raped under a railway arch on Southwark Park Road.

The suspect is described as a black man, around 5″ 8′ tall, stocky build, between 30 and 40 years old with a scar on his left cheek. He was¬†wearing a denim jacket and denim trousers.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives from Sapphire on 020 7232 6182 or to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.