Police appeal for information on Wapping Woods knifepoint mugger

A mugger who stabbed a woman in the arm as he robbed her in Wapping Woods earlier this month remains on the loose, police have confirmed.

The man attacked a 38-year-old woman with a knife on the evening of December 4, stabbing her before making off with her belongings.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward, to help identify the man, who is described as Asian, and between 18 and 22 years old. Anyone with information is asked to call DC Mike Rapp from the violent crime unit on 0207 275 4546, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.