We recently covered this story of a 39 year old woman stabbed in Croydon.

An update, the Metropolitan Police have now released an E-fit of a suspect (following text is from the Met Police site) :

Detectives from Croydon are releasing an e-fit image of a man involved in the stabbing of a woman that occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning (27 May).

The 39 year old victim was walking home after getting off a train at East Croydon station at 00.30 after a night in central London.

She walked out of east Croydon station and made her way onto Morland Avenue where a man approached her and asked if she knew what the time was.

The victim explained she did not have a watch. The man then asked her for her money and pulled a knife out.

The victim attempted to run away but the man grabbed hold of her handbag and after a short struggle stabbed her in both arms. The woman managed to hold onto the bag and the man fled the scene empty handed.

The suspect is described as a black man aged approx 18/19 years, slim build approx 6ft tall with short curly black hair. He was wearing a ¾ length cargo jacket and dark coloured trousers.

Metropolitan Police