Woman Punched In Alleyway Mugging

Bike riding suspect wore high visibility jacket and beanie hat

The Police in Chiswick

A woman suffered injuries to her face after she was punched by a bike riding mugger.

The incident happened on Saturday 29th March at 19.55 as the 35 year old victim made her way down the alleyway that leads from the High Road (close to Grange Road) to Gunnersbury station.

She was approached by the suspect who rode up alongside her causing her to back into the wall. The suspect then threatened the victim and punched her in the face before grabbing her handbag from her shoulder and riding off towards Wellesley Road out of sight.

The suspect is described as an Asian male, 25 - 30 years approx, 6’0”, fair hair, clean shaven, wearing a dark blue or black beanie hat, a yellow high visibility jacket and dark trousers riding a push bike.

Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Hounslow CID in confidence on 0208 247 6160/5940 or Crime Stoppers 0800 5551111 anonymously quoting crime reference number 0507347/08.

April 3, 2008