A woman was sexually assaulted next to Battersea Park last weekend.

The 28-year-old reported being assaulted after travelling in a black cab with a man from Mews of Mayfair, in New Bond Street, to Battersea Park on Saturday, July 19, between 1am and 3.45am.

The assault took place near Battersea Park 

Police investigating the sexual assault, which took place in Prince of Wales Drive, are trying to trace the taxi driver who may be able to help.

The woman was wearing a blue and white patterned dress with a belt and the man was wearing a suit.

Detectives from the Sexual Offences Exploitation and Child Abuse Command are investigating.

Detective Constable, Ben Hawkins, said: “We are very keen to hear from the taxi driver who picked up a white man and woman from Mews of Mayfair, New Bond Street in the early hours on Saturday, July 19, and dropped them off near Battersea Park.”

If you have any information call D Con Hawkins on 020 8649 0424 or 07789 935492.

A 31-year-old man from Kensington and Chelsea has been arrested in connection with the investigation. He has been bailed to return on a date in September pending further enquiries.