Teenager wanted in connection with assault of woman in her 50s in Ilford

A woman in her 50s was physically assaulted on Cranbrook Rise, Ilford. Photo: Google

A woman in her 50s was physically assaulted on Cranbrook Rise, Ilford. Photo: Google - Credit: Archant

A woman in her 50s is reported to have been assaulted by a teenager carrying a black “man bag” in Ilford.

Police were called at 10am on January 16 to reports of an assault on Cranbrook Rise in Ilford.

The victim was walking along the road when she was physically assaulted.

The suspect is described as being aged around 18 years old. He was wearing a black jumper, grey tracksuit trousers and black trainers.

It is not believed that the victim and suspect knew each other.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.