POLICE fear there may be more victims of a convicted sex offender after he was jailed for an assault on a woman in Hammersmith.
Ashley Myers, of Hemlock Road, Shepherd's Bush, was handed an Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection at Isleworth Crown Court last Friday after being found guilty of sexual assault at a trial in May.
The 23-year-old will have to spend four years behind bars before being eligible for parole after the early-morning attack on September 30 last year.
Myers spotted a 20-year-old girl leaving East Action station at 12.30am and stared at her and tried to talk to her as she walked by him.
The victim ignored his advances and walked into Erconwald Street when she noticed a man walking behind her with his hood up.
After crossing the road, the man grabbed her around the neck and she realised it was the same person she saw at the station.
Myers asked her how old she was before sexually assaulting her but she managed to push him away and fled up the street.
The sexual predator followed her for two streets before she went into a property and reported the assault.
Detective constable Phil Dial, of the Met Police's Sapphire Unit, said: “Myers targeted the victim who was unknown to him and who did nothing to encourage his attention.
“It is possible there may have been further victims of Myers that have not reported their allegations to police and I would encourage them to speak to us.
“I hope this conviction encourages any victims of sexual assault to come forward and speak to our specifically trained Sapphire officers, who can offer the appropriate support whilst carrying out their investigations sensitively.”
If you have been a victim of sexual attack you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.