A Woolwich woman was left fearing for her life when a group of men crashed into her car, but when she called the police they simply told her to report it the next day.

Jenny Salt, 33, of Brookhill Close picked-up her 14-year-old son, Liam, from a friend's on Friday night (July 10).

As she turned into Grand Depot Road from John Wilson Street, a car "repeatedly reversed into her", leaving her terrified.

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Jenny Salt

The mum-of-two who also had 15-year-old daughter, Holly, in the car with her, said: "I saw them slow down and look at me, it was quite threatening.

"They reversed into me and then did it again.

"I heard them ask me to get out of the car - I was terrified, I imagined them having guns and knives.

"I refused and they sped off."

Ms Salt called 999 and was told to take her car home and report the crash the next day.

She added: "I didn't know what to do, I didn't want to get out of the car and it was pretty much a write-off so I couldn't move it.

"My neighbour had to come down and help me.

"I felt like they didn't believe me, like no-one cared and I was terrified.

"Thank god there were lots of witnesses who came to help us."

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The family reported the crash at Woolwich Police Station on Saturday (July 11).

A Met Police spokesman said: "Police were called on July 10 at 10.35pm to reports of a fail to stop collision in John Wilson Street with the junction road Grand Depot Road.

"Officers did not attend the scene but the caller was told report the incident to a police station the following day.

"It transpired the car involved was linked to a stolen vehicle.

"Enquiries continue. No arrests."