A MAN with a "devil gremlin" tattoo last seen wearing a pink mask is being hunted by police after the rape of a teenage girl.

Officers in Bromley, London, urgently want to trace William Trotter following the incident, which took place on Friday, March 20.

They believe Trotter, 39, has "strong links" with Glasgow - as well as parts of Bromley, Lewisham and Labeth in London.

Trotter is described as 5ft 6ins with a shaved head and green eyes.

One of his upper teeth is believed to be missing. 

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On his right arm he has a tattoo of the figure of a ‘devil gremlin’ with the name ‘Rhys’ written above and ‘Daniel’ written below. 

When Trotter was last seen he was wearing a dark blue jacket, dark trousers, a pink face mask and was holding a blue carrier bag.

The appeal comes after police were called to reports of a man restraining and assaulting a woman in Turpington Lane, Bromley.

Officers attended and found a distressed woman, aged in her late teens.

The victim told officers she had been dragged into the bushes by an unknown man and raped.

She was since taken to hospital where she is being supported by specially trained officers.

She aslo received a head injury and two black eyes in the attack.

Detective Chief Inspector Dan O’Sullivan said: “Following a previous appeal we would now urgently like to speak to William Trotter in connection with this investigation.

"Anyone seeing Trotter should not approach him, but should dial 999 immediately. 

“This is an inquiry into the violent rape of a young woman and I would ask anyone with any information to search their conscience and do the right thing by calling police.

"If you do not want to give your name you can call Crimestoppers, who will not ask for your details, but however you want to do it, call and tell us what you know.”

“In the meantime we are asking women who are walking alone to remain vigilant and to report anything suspicious to police – always call 999 in an emergency.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or contact police via Twitter @MetCC. Please quote CAD 181/20MAR.