Woman narrowly escapes kidnapping on Ruislip Road . Police appeal for your help.

Updated: Mar 20

The Incident took place near Ravenor park on 31st October in the early hours of the morning.


The lone female in her twenties escaped by screaming. In a statement via social media Police highlighted that incidents of this nature are rare and reassured residents that they would do everything possible to ensure the person responsible is caught.


Police say the man grabbed the victim and tried to drag her into nearby Ravenor Park, Greenford.


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Detectives in West London are investigating an incident involving an attempted kidnap of a woman.


Police received a report that at 04:30hrs on Saturday, 31 October near Ravenor Park, Ruislip, 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, approx 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 crimestoppers-uk.org.

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