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POLICE SEARCH FOR DRIVER: Woman raped after entering a white Toyota Prius in London

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Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to find a man wanted in connection with a stranger rape.

The offence happened after a women reported getting into a white Toyota Prius at about 02:15hrs on Thursday, 7 April in the area of Upper Street, Islington.

The man drove the woman to the area of Wormwood Scrubs, W12 where she reported he raped her in the car.

The woman is being supported by specialist officers.

Police urgently want to speak to Salad Ahmed Mohamed, aged 36, in connection with this offence.

Mohamed is described as black, of slim build and 5ft10" tall.

Detectives also want to trace the white Toyota Prius Salad was using. Reports by the Daily Mail suggest there’s a possibility that Salad was posing as a ride-hailing private hire driver to lure his victim into his vehicle.

Mohamed is known to frequent the Islington, Finsbury Park, and South Tottenham areas.

Anyone seeing Mohamed should not approach him, but call 999 immediately.

If you have any information which could assist the investigation then please call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD768/07APR.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at


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