Cops appeal for two witnesses to sexual assault in Battersea

Police are appealing for two women who witnessed a sexual assault in Battersea to come forward.

A woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted outside a residential property in Wye Street at yesterday at around 7.30am when an unknown man grabbed her and touched her inappropriately.

The victim wasn’t injured and is being supported by specially trained officers.

Police established that two women walking along the road at the time of the incident shouted at the male causing him to run off in the direction of York Road.

Officers are keen to speak to these women as they may be able to provide vital information that can help with the investigation.

The suspect is described as a black male, aged in his late 20s and wearing a red hoodie with blue jeans and blue shoulder bag.

So far there have been no arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC, quoting reference 1199/19Nov.

Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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