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Police in Ealing are investigating an incident in which a man attempted to kidnap a woman in Greenford.

On Saturday, 31 October at around 4.30am the victim aged in her twenties was walking along the Ruislip Road, when she was approached by a man. He then grabbed her and pulled her in the direction of Ravenor Park.
She started screaming and was fortunately able to break free and run away to seek help.

The man is described as being black, around 5ft 9ins in height, of average build, had distinctive large eyes and was wearing a black facial mask, a black hooded top, dark trousers and gloves.

Detective Valkova from West Area Command Area CID said, “This incident may cause concern in the local community but please know that we are doing everything we can to find out who is responsible and that incidents of this nature are very rare.

“We would also welcome any mobile phone or dashcam footage of the suspect, which may assist with identifying him. We would urge anyone who has any information to contact us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting CAD 1809/31OCT20 or alternatively, tweet @MetCC.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

November 11, 2020

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