Police have charged a man with the rape of a woman in Mitcham.

Bright Enobakhare, 35, of Commonside West, was charged with two counts of rape on October 16.

He will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on October 17

This follows an attack on October 5 in Montrose Gardens where police were called just after 3.30am.

The victim, a woman aged in her 50s, was taken by the London Ambulance Service to a south London hospital for treatment.

She is being supported by specially trained officers.

Anyone with information is asked to call police from the Safeguarding team at the South West Command Unit via 07920 757574 quoting reference Cad 1319/5OCTOct