DETECTIVES investigating a report of an historic sexual assault in Ealing have released an image of a man they want to identify and speak with.

The offence, reported to police earlier this year, is alleged to have taken place at student accommodation at a hospital in late 1977 or early 1978 when the victim was 19.

The man, who officers believe may be called Gary, remains unidentified.

The image released is from the late 1970s, but they are hoping someone recognises him and can say who and where he is.

If the man in the image is you, contact police immediately.on 101 or ‘X’ @MetCC quoting CAD 4971/08SEP2023.

To remain 100% anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit