Police have charged two men with robbery and sexual assault following an incident in Staines-upon-Thames on Friday night (7 August).
Valentin-Vasile Buga, 19, and Ionut Cristea, 27, both of Green Lane, Staines-upon-Thames, were charged yesterday and appeared in court earlier today (12 August).
They have bee remanded in custody and are next due to appear on 10 September.
A third man, 20, from Staines-upon-Thames, who was arrested in connection with the incident has been released under investigation.
A woman was crossing over the bridge which joins Mustard Mill Road and Moor Lane into Staines town centre around 10.15pm when she was sexually assaulted and robbed of her handbag.
If you witnessed the incident or you have any further information which could help, please contact us quoting crime reference number PR/45200082981 via:
- Webchat on our website surrey.police.uk
- Online https://www.surrey.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/
- Calling us on 101
If you do not wish to speak to police, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.