Woman assaulted in Wellington Gardens, Charlton

Police are investigating after a woman was assaulted in Wellington Gardens, Charlton, this evening (Tuesday) by an attacker who was after her mobile phone.

The road is currently sealed off between Elliscombe Road and Charlton Church Lane following the incident, said to have taken place at around 5.30-6.00pm, and police are knocking on neighbours’ doors looking for information. The woman is said to have sustained facial injuries in the attack. If you think you have any information that may help the investigation, the police would like to hear from you.