Images of man wanted by police in connection with a ‘hit and run’ in Brixton Hill have been published in the hope the public can help trace him.

Officers are trying to track down Aaron Blackwood Jones, also known as Aaron Blackwood, aged 27, who is believed to have links to Lambeth, Wandsworth and Wembley.

Police have now found the car believed to have been involved in the incident where the young woman, a 24-year-old, died at the junction of Brixton Hill and New Park Road in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 12).

The blue VW Golf was found in Brixton yesterday (Sunday, January 13).

The woman has not been formally identified, but next of kin have been informed and a post-mortem will be held.

Police say the driver, who was travelling at speed, failed to stop at the scene.

Officers ask anyone who sees this man to immediately call 999.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Aaron Blackwood Jones should call 101 quoting CAD18312Jan.

Any¬†witnesses can call the Met’s appeal line on 020 8285 or, to remain anonymous, call Crimstoppers on 0800 555 111.