Detectives from the Metropolitan Police are appealing for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in Acton.
Officers were called at approximately 1:45am on Monday (19 July) following a report that a woman in her 40s had been sexually assaulted in Twyford Abbey Road.
She was reportedly approached by an unknown man who grabbed her by the throat before sexually assaulting her. Officers are providing support to the victim.
The suspect has been described as being dressed in dark clothing and is believed to be aged between 20 and 25.
Detective Constable Christine Denney, said: “I am appealing for anyone who was in the area and who saw this incident, or witnessed a man fleeing the scene, to contact us immediately.
“Any information you have could prove vital in helping us identifying and apprehending this person.”
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and quote Cad 632/19Jul.