Detectives have released an urgent appeal after a woman was sexually assaulted on Clapham Common.  

The Met Police say the 26-year-old woman was assaulted close to Clapham Common North Side on Sunday, July 12.

The woman continues to be supported by specialist officers.

Police said the suspect was last seen on foot on Victoria Rise heading towards Wandsworth Road.

He is described as white, aged in his late 40s to 50s and balding. He was wearing a long sleeved dark coloured top.

Detectives would like to speak with anyone who was in the area at the time, and who saw or heard anything suspicious. 

They would also like to hear from motorists who may have captured the suspect on dash cam.

Anyone with information is asked to email Detective Constable Matt Moss via or call police on 101 quoting reference Cad 1906/12Jul.