Serial West London attacker convicted

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03/07/2017

Following a two week trial at Isleworth Crown Court, Philip Ogun, who attacked 8 different females on 3 separate days in and around the Shepherds Bush and Ravenscourt Park areas of West London was convicted on Friday 30th June 2017 of 20 counts (including knifepoint robbery, threatening another with a knife, Causing another to engage in sexual activity, and child abduction). On 23rd December 2016 he stole from a female within the female toilets at McDonalds in Shepherds Bush and thereafter brandished a knife.  Hours later on the same day he attacked a lone female within the female toilets at the Hilton Hotel on Holland Park Avenue. On 12th January 2017 he attacked again at the Hilton Hotel within the same female toilets followed by a series of serious attacks upon females on the streets around Ravenscourt Park on 17th January 2017 between 06:45 and 07:40.

Philip Ogun will be sentenced on 8th September 2017.

James Thacker successfully prosecuted the case on behalf of CPS London (North).

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