Man wanted by police in connection with sexual assault of woman in London

It’s ‘vital’ that detectives speak to the man regarding the attack in east London, police said

Lamiat Sabin
Monday 14 March 2022 16:35 GMT
Police want to speak to Ioan Bilasco about an incident in which a woman was assaulted
Police want to speak to Ioan Bilasco about an incident in which a woman was assaulted (Metropolitan Police)

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Police are appealing for the whereabouts of a man they want to speak to in connection with a sexual assault on a woman in a London park.

Ioan Bilasco, 30, has been named by detectives as someone they need to find and speak to in connection with the assault.

He is known to frequent the areas of Leyton and Barking, in east London.

On 18 November last year, officers were called to Barking Park at about 10pm.

The woman, who is in her 30s, said she was assaulted and sexually assaulted by a man.

She is receiving support from specialist Metropolitan Police officers, the force said.

Detective Constable Neil Godwin, from the East Area Command Unit, which covers Barking, said: “It is vital that we locate Ioan Bilasco.

“Have you seen him, or do you know of his whereabouts?

“Please call us with any information or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference CAD 7740/18Nov21 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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