Woman assaulted on footpath

By Harriet Ernstsons Thursday 08 May 2014 Updated: 09/05 11:35

Latest News

A WOMAN was assaulted on a footpath in Winyates.

The 25-year-old was walking along a path between the Winyates Way bus route near Oxleasow Road, close to the Blue Earth Foods factory, between 10.30pm and 10.40pm on Tuesday (May 6).

She became concerned when she noticed a man in front of her kept looking back at her. The man turned on to a footpath which runs parallel with the bus route then appeared in front of her and grabbed her arm, but she managed to break free and ran from the scene.

The offender was white, aged between 25 and 30, around 5ft 6in with short dark hair and a spotty face. He was wearing a black cardigan, pale blue jeans and white trainers.

Det Sgt Justin Taylor said: "The woman was quite shaken. We are gathering CCTV footage in the area as part of our investigation but really need help from people to identify the man responsible.

"He may well live in that area so if anyone either saw him around there last night or thinks they recognise who he is from the description then please don’t think twice about coming forward and letting us know. It is important that he is caught as soon as possible."

Anyone with any information should call police on 101, quoting incident reference number 793-S-060514, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Share This

Popular »

1 Hefty fine for flasher driver

2 Town set to welcome star names

3 A harvest of celebration

4 Petition against grave rules

5 To be beside the seaside

More news »

Handbag taken while resident slept

A HANDBAG was among items stolen from an

Pixie Lott to perform at Redditch school

POP STAR Pixie Lott will be heading back

Drug dealer jailed

A 'STREET-LEVEL' drug dealer caught with crack and

Town urged to play a part in dementia idea

A MAJOR drive is underway to make Redditch

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
Bromsgrove Baptist Church to open its doors

BROMSGROVE Baptist Church will be opening its doors for a ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Planning milestone reached for Stratford District Council

A MILESTONE was reached this week as council chiefs finally ...

Evesham Observer
Care home go-ahead at former station site

PLANS to build a care home on the site of ...