Police have launched a search for an attacker in Waddon.
A Metropolitan Police helicopter, dogs and ground patrol officers are involved in the manhunt, which was sparked when the suspect was spotted in the area this morning.
Officers were scouring residential gardens from the sky this afternoon.
The man is wanted in connection several offences including an assault.
Police launched the search after officers on the ground saw suspect.
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