Two women in their 30s were approached by a gang on push bikes and threatened at knifepoint before having their handbags snatched on Sunday (October 29), police said.
The robbery took place in Napier Avenue, Fulham, in the early hours of Sunday morning when a group of five young men on push bikes approached two women.
Police said two of the youths threatened the victims with a knife before stealing both their handbags and making off in the direction of Parsons Green.
The Metropolitan Police confirmed it was called to the incident at 1.42am and found the two victims, who were both uninjured.
The thieves were described to police as light-skinned black males.
No arrests have yet been made and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Police were called at 1.42am on Sunday, October 29 to reports of a robbery in Napier Avenue.
"Officers attended and found two female victims, uninjured.
"Enquiries continue and anyone with information is asked to call the police."
Police urge anyone with information to call them on 101 or Tweet @MetCC.
Alternatively, Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org .
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