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Uxbridge assault: No arrests made and appeal continues two weeks after Philippa May was viciously attacked

The police appeal for witnesses continues two weeks after the hooded attacker left Philippa May afraid to return to Uxbridge

A police investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made two weeks after a 43-year-old woman was viciously attacked while walking through Uxbridge on Halloween (Monday October 31).

Philippa May was followed by a hooded assailant as she walked along St John's Road to her partners house before being shoved to the ground in a lane.

The suspect made a sexual threat before he fled with her rucksack containing two iPhones, leaving Ms May bloodied and bruised.

Hillingdon 's borough commander Colin Wingrove told getwestlondon that detectives are determined to bring the offender to justice.

On Thursday (November 10), the Metropolitan Police released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak with in connection with the vicious attack.

Philippa May was attacked by a hooded stranger on Halloween

Investigating officer, Detective Constable Reda Imane, said: “I would like to appeal to members of the public that may have been travelling home from work or who live and work in the general area to come forward with any information that could assist this investigation.

“Somebody may have seen something which could prove an invaluable piece of information to catch the person responsible.”

The entrance to the lane where Philippa May was attacked(Image: Google Maps)
The suspect fled along St John's Road(Image: Metropolitan Police)

Anyone with information that could assist the enquiry should either call DC Image or DS Andy Dawson on 07500102631 02082461552.

The police can also be contacted on the non-emergency line 101.

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