A man has been charged with the murder of a 55-year-old woman.

Nicolae Tatraucean, 20, a Romanian national of Stanmore was charged with the murder of Rivka Holden in Colindale on Sunday March 16.

Police are currently awaiting the outcome of a post-mortem but are satisfied the deceased is Ms Holden of Falcon Way.

A police car was flagged down at approximately 12.20pm on Sunday March 16, and alerted to a seriously injured woman suffering stab or slash wounds.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the address, where the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are also looking for the victim’s Red Hyundai i20, registration RE62 AEA which was stolen and last seen in the Kingsbury area.