Police have released an image of a suspect they are searching for after an unprovoked assault on a woman alone in south London.

The incident took place in Terminus Place next to Victoria Railway Station at around 2am on November 5, 2023.

The victim, a woman in her early 20s, was left with serious facial injuries.

Police describe the suspect as a white man, aged between 20 and 30 years old, with a large bushy beard.

He was wearing a dark grey or green puffer style jacket.

There has been no arrest and enquiries continue.

Anyone with information can contact police via 07990777903 or ‘X’ @MetCC quoting reference CAD 893/05Nov23 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The officer in charge of the case, PC Jasmine Stow, said: "This was a cowardly and unprovoked assault on a young woman at the end of what had been an enjoyable night out.

“She is still traumatised by the incident.

"I would ask the public to take a good look at the image and anyone who recognises this man is asked to get in touch as a matter of urgency.

"I am also looking to identify a man who attempted to intervene shortly after this incident.

“This man approached the suspect near to Wilton Road but left the scene prior to police arrival.

"If this sounds like you please get in touch with police as you may be able to help our investigation.”