Girl, 14, raped in London park while jogging in daylight attack

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A manhunt has been launched after a 14-year-old girl was raped while jogging in a park.

Police said the victim was grabbed by a man who forced her into bushes and attacked her.

The daylight attack happened at about 2.30pm on Monday in Goodmayes Park in Ilford, east London.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses and said the park would have been busy at the time.

The suspect has been described as a white man, aged around 17 to 20-years-old, who was around 6ft tall with straight blonde hair and a slight moustache.

He was wearing blue tracksuit bottoms and a long black jacket at the time of the attack.

The Metropolitan Police said the girl was jogging round the park, having started near the basketball courts, when it unfolded.

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