Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Police appeal after woman is assaulted in Morecambe

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Morecambe.

The incident happened on Saturday 21st July between 12.30am and 1.00am on Balmoral Road opposite the school.

The victim, a 21-year-old local woman, was approached by a man who assaulted her by grabbing and kicking her.

She did not receive serious injuries but was left shocked following the incident.

The offender is described as a white man and aged in his late 30’s early 40’s, grey short hair with a slight quiff at the front, and approximately 5ft 8 inches tall with a slim build. He was wearing a dark coloured jumper and dark blue jeans.

Detective Constable Sue Palmer from Lancaster CID said, “I would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward and make contact with the police.

“The victim did not receive serious injuries but she has been left shaken following her ordeal. The person responsible needs to be caught and dealt with.”

People with information can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or on-line at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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