Latest News

Man wearing American flag jacket witnesses the rape and robbery of 81-year-old British woman

By Mason White 1:22 PM February 14, 2017
By: Mason White

Police in the United Kingdom, arrested a dangerous man for raping an elderly woman.

Police in London, asked the public to come forward with tips about the man after he raped the 81-year-old woman.

Detective Inspector Melissa Laremore said that they are also looking for a male who may have witnessed the incident on Rinaldo Road, Balham.

“He was wearing a jacket with a distinctive American flag design on the back,” Laremore said.

The incident occurred after the woman got off bus number 155 on Balham High Road, at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, and the victim followed the woman before raping her.

He stole her Marks and Spencer’s jacket.

Police asked anyone who saw the man with the distinct American Flag jacket or if they spotted the woman’s Marks and Spencer’s jacket, which is red, to call them.

After getting tips from the public, police arrested a 41-year-old man in Tooting. He was charged with two counts of rape and one of kidnap or false imprisonment.