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11:20  30 april  2019
11:20  30 april  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

Suspected rapist and abductor 'in standoff with police'

Suspected rapist and abductor 'in standoff with police' Fugitive Joseph McCann, who is wanted in connection with a number of rapes and abductions of women, is believed to be in a standoff with police. Cheshire police, who were looking for McCann after two women were kidnapped, say they have "located a man in connection with the incident". They added: "The man has been secured by officers in a rural area of Congleton and is currently talking to trained negotiators." McCann, who has been described by police as "extremely dangerous", is thought to be connected to the abduction of two women on Sunday in Cheshire.

Detectives investigating the abduction and rape of two women in north London earlier this week have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of © Getty Police say he is 'extremely dangerous' Police hunting a man accused of abducting and raping two women in north London have identified the

Police identify suspect accused of abducting and raping two women . 1/2. Detectives are searching for 33-year-old Joseph McCannwho Metropolitan Police releases images of suspect 's silver or grey Ford S-Max after two women in their 20s were abducted and raped in north London on 25 April 2019.

Man suspected of abducting and raping two women identified © Getty Police say he is 'extremely dangerous' Police hunting a man accused of abducting and raping two women in north London have identified the suspect as Joseph McCann, 33.

Police say the man has a slight Irish accent and is also known to use false names, including Joel.

Scotland Yard said the 33-year-old has links to Watford, Aylesbury and Ipswich. Man suspected of abducting and raping two women identified © Other Police are looking for this car

Metropolitan Police say he is "extremely dangerous" and could be using a false name and wearing a disguise.

Detective Chief Inspector Katherine Goodwin, said: "We would ask anyone with any information about McCann's whereabouts to contact us immediately - McCann is considered extremely dangerous and a risk to the public and we ask people not to approach him, but instead call 999."

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Initially suspected of two abductions and attacks, he is also wanted in connection with the rape of a 21-year-old woman at knifepoint in Watford in the A map showing where the women were abducted and the location of the guesthouse in Watford. 'A suspect was identified and a significant amount of

The two women were abducted from Chingford and Edgware on April 25. Met Police released this CCTV image of a man as they investigate the rape and abduction of two A 33-year-old man arrested on Sunday, 28 April on suspicion of conspiracy to rape has been released under investigation.

Man suspected of abducting and raping two women identified © Getty The 33-year-old has links to Watford, Aylesbury and Ipswich

McCann is described as being of muscular build and 5ft 10ins tall.

He has blue eyes, a bald head or shaved blond hair with a light-coloured short beard.

He has a slight Irish accent and is described as having a distinctive tattoo of the name Bobbie on his stomach.

Two women, aged in their 20s, were kidnapped separately in London on Thursday.

The first woman was taken shortly after midnight from a street in Chingford, and the second was taken around 12 hours later at 12.15pm from a street in Edgware.

Man suspected of abducting and raping two women identified © Getty The suspect has a tattoo on his stomach

The suspect drove the women to a hotel in Watford and attempted to book a room at around 1pm but left when he was unable to.

The women then managed to escape from the car on Osbourne Road, Watford, at around 2.30pm. Man suspected of abducting and raping two women identified © Other Police have released CCTV images of the suspect

Police are still trying to trace a silver or grey-coloured Ford S-Max people carrier in connection with the offences which had false registration plates.

Police say the women have been left traumatised and are receiving support from specialist officers.

A 33-year-old man arrested on Sunday, 28 April on suspicion of conspiracy to rape has been released under investigation.

:: Anyone who can help is asked to call the incident room on 020 8785 8244 or 999 quoting CAD 3041/25Apr.

:: Alternatively tweet @MetCC and or Crimestoppers anonymously via 0800 555 111.

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Alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann will be visited by senior judge in jail after he refused to appear in court for a second day. In an unprecedented move, Chief Magistrate Emma Arbuthnot will conduct a hearing at Belmarsh prison after McCann refused to leave the cells. Prosecutor Tetteh Turkson told Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday McCann that was “not being co-operative” and Arbuthnot said there were “negotiations going on” to ensure he appeared by videolink. But later the chief magistrate said a hearing open to the Press would instead be held in the visitors’ room at Belmarsh.

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