Clapham assault: Police difficulty £20,000 reward in hunt for Abdul Ezedi and difficulty warning to anybody serving to fugitive | EUROtoday

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Detectives looking for Clapham assault fugitive Abdul Ezedi have supplied a £20,000 reward for data resulting in his seize and have warned that anybody discovered serving to him will face arrest.

With the intercourse offender nonetheless at massive 4 days after allegedly attacking a lady and her two kids with a corrosive alkaline substance in south London – leaving 12 folks with accidents – the Metropolitan Police stated that they imagine there are individuals who know the place he’s who haven’t come ahead.

Raising fears that Ezedi – who was granted asylum from his native Afghanistan following a conviction for sexual assault and publicity – might search to flee the nation.

Scotland Yard stated the Border Force was amongst a number of businesses serving to to search out Ezedi, with detectives in London having alerted all UK police forces and ports.

Police up to date their final sighting by simply over half an hour on Sunday, having now traced Ezedi’s actions up till 9.33pm on Wednesday – lower than two hours after the assault – when he was seen leaving Tower Hill underground station.

CCTV footage reveals Ezedi at Tesco close to King’s Cross shortly after the assault

(Metropolitan Police/PA)

And investigators revealed new particulars from laboratory evaluation concerning the chemical used within the assault, which they stated was “a very strong concentrated corrosive substance, either liquid sodium hydroxide or liquid sodium carbonate”, alkalines used to make cleaning soap and bleach respectively.

It comes after a witness revealed the three-year-old sufferer would have died if his companion hadn’t intervened within the assault on Lessar Avenue.

“My partner lunged in and tackled him, grabbing his leg and falling to the ground in the process like a rugby tackle,” he instructed The Times. “I have no doubt that if my partner had not jumped in then the child would no longer be with us.”

While the 2 younger ladies, aged three and eight, are usually not thought to have suffered life-changing accidents as initially feared, it’s believed that their mom has. She stays in a essential however secure situation.

Commander Jon Savell stated: “I am hugely grateful to the public for the significant number of calls that we have received. Your help is critical. A reward of up to £20,000 is now available for information leading to his arrest.

Clapham attack: Ezedi’s movements


“I must warn anyone who is helping Ezedi to evade capture – if you are harbouring or assisting him then you will be arrested.

“Our inquiry line is staffed 24/7 by specialist detectives who are progressing enquiries around the clock. If you know where he is or have information that may assist call them now.”

In an attraction on to Ezedi, Darius Nasimi, of the charity the Afghanistan & Central Asian Association stated: “Abdul, I am speaking directly to you. I want you to go straight to a police station immediately.

“You have a serious injury that needs to be seen to but, more importantly, you must do the right thing and hand yourself in to police. This has gone on for long enough.

“You can contact the charity if you wish and we can speak to you, and work together so that you can help the police with their enquiries. Abdul, please contact us as soon as you can, call 999, or go to a police station.”

As a part of their renewed attraction, officers additionally launched new CCTV footage displaying Ezedi at a Tesco retailer in Caledonian Road, after which he travelled on the Tube to Tower Hill station.

Anyone with details about Abdul Ezedi is requested to name 020 7175 2784 or for a right away sighting dial 999. To stay nameless, contact the unbiased charity Crimestoppers.