Detectives in Westminster wish to identify this person in relation to kidnapping inquiry

Detectives in Westminster are asking 'Do you know this person?' Image: Met Police

Detectives in Westminster are asking ‘Do you know this person?’ Image: Met Police

CID Detectives from Charing Cross are keen to identify a woman featured in CCTV who’s wanted for questioning in connection with a kidnapping.

On 22 June at 7.45 in the evening  a 47-year-old woman was hit over the head by another woman in Fernhead Road, Westminster.

A woman who witnessed the assault approached the victim to see if she was okay.

The suspect said that the victim has fallen over and the member of the public went on their way.

The victim was then forced into the back of a dark coloured, three doored car.

She was bound and hooded and driven around until after midnight when a scheduled payment was credited to her bank account.

The CCTV image shows the female suspect at the cash machine (ATM) at the BP Petrol Station, Mandeville Road, Northolt at 25 minutes past midnight.

Cash was withdrawn from the victim’s account.

The woman pictured walked away from the cash machine in the direction of Mandeville Road after using the ATM.

Officers are appealing to know where the vehicle was parked while this ATM withdrawal was made and would like to hear from anyone who saw a vehicle matching the description acting suspiciously in the area or who saw the woman in the image.

The victim was kept in the vehicle throughout the incident.

She was eventually released outside the Crown Public House on Ealing Road, Northolt shortly before 2 am in the morning.

Anyone who witnessed this incident, particularly the woman who initially approached the victim in Fernhead Road, should call Detective Constable Alex Caulkett of the Westminster Serious Crime Unit on 07500 766 462 or 101. To remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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