Appeal follows assault on West End Road

west end road signA woman who had just got off a bus was pulled to the ground, and punched and kicked on West End Road.


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It happened at around 5.15pm on Monday, December 13, shortly after she got off a number 7 City Red bus at the roundabout on Townhill Way.

She was walking towards Dean Road when she was pulled to the ground and assaulted.

The suspect then fled the scene and a group of unknown people approached the victim to ask if she was alright.

Nothing was reported stolen and police say the woman did not suffer any injuries.

The suspect is described as being a man aged between 25 and 35.

He was around 5ft 10ins tall and had dark hair. He was carrying a red and white blanket, possibly striped.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses and information to help with the investigation.

Police said in a statement: “Were you part of the group of people that approached the victim to see if she was OK?

“Did you see anything suspicious? Do you have any CCTV images, doorbell or dash-cam footage that could help?

“Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote 44210499404. Alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and leave information anonymously.”

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