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E-fit issued after Chiswick rape attempt

E-fit of man who attacked a woman in Chiswick
Image caption The attacker ran off after the woman struggled free

Police have released an e-fit of a man who attempted to rape a 25-year-old woman in west London.

The victim was attacked as she made her way home on Quick Road in Chiswick at about 0250 BST on 12 September.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said the man grabbed her and he attempted to rape her but she managed to break free.

Officers want to speak to the cab driver who dropped off the woman prior to the assault as he may be able to help.

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