Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to after three separate women were followed in the late hours of the evening in south London.

The first woman was followed on October 10 at around 10.05pm, a man approached her as she was entering an address at Barrington Road in Brixton.

However, after a struggle the woman managed to fight the man off before he left the area.

The second woman was followed on November 17 at around 4am when she was walking in Sisters Avenue in Wandsworth.

As the man drew closer the woman began to shout which caused him to leave the area.

The third woman was followed on November 19 at around 1.40am in Sumburgh Road in Battersea.

The man grabbed her, however she was able to flee the scene.

Metropolitan Police has confirmed it is treating the incidents as linked.

The suspect is described as white, between 25-30 years of age, slim, with short blonde hair.

Anyone with information is advised to contact 101 quoting CAD 3425/11OCT or anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Chief Inspector Dave Lee, from South West BCU, said: “These were extremely frightening incidents for the women involved and we are using all of the resources at our disposal to identify the individual responsible.

“We know this will cause community concern and we will be carrying out extra patrols at key times. We would encourage anyone who believes they can help our investigation to contact us as soon as possible.”