Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a man wanted in connection with an assault in Croydon.

A woman in her 30s was slashed in the face during an incident in Kingsley Road at around 8pm on Wednesday, July 5.

Shaneil Philips, 36, is black, around 6ft 2ins, of medium build with a Jamaican accent and police want to speak to him urgently.

Police advice the public not to approach Phililps but to call 999 immediately.

Philips has links to the Lewisham area.

Anyone with information about Phillips' whereabouts are asked to call Croydon Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

You can also tweet information to police @MetCC.