Woman raped during aggravated burglary near Wandsworth Common

 (PA Archive)
(PA Archive)

Detectives are investigating a rape during an aggravated burglary in south London in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police have launched an appeal over the incident in Routh Road, Wandsworth, and said the victim, a woman in her 20s, is being supported by specialist officers.

Officers are asking anyone who may have seen a person acting suspiciously in the area of nearby Wandsworth Common and Routh Road between 5am and 8am that morning to get in contact.

A Met Police spokesperson said there has been no arrest and enquiries into the circumstances continue.

Anyone with information that could assist police is asked to call 101 or ‘X’ @MetCC and quote CAD1856/15Jun.

You can also provide information to the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.