Police investigate after woman raped in Hendon

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Police have confirmed that they responded to reports of a woman being raped in open parkland near Brent Reservoir.  

Forensic police officers have been pictured at the playing field in Hendon after reports a woman was raped there in the middle of the night. The field is located next to a school that caters for children with special needs. Brent Reservoir is situated between Wembley Park and Hendon.

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Forensics on site as officers investigate reports of a woman being raped. (Image Credit: David Nathan)

It has been reported that multiple police cars along with sniffer dogs were in the field which is located just off Wood Lane yesterday afternoon (July 27).

A Met Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at around 0330hrs on Monday, 27 July, to a report of a woman raped in parkland off Wood Lane, NW9.

“The allegation is being investigated by Safeguarding officers from the Met’s North West BCU.

“Enquiries continue to establish the circumstances, including whether the suspect was known to the woman.

“There has been no arrest at this stage.

“Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 910/27jul.”

(Featured image credit: David Nathan)

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