Police appeal for witnesses over assault on Newham woman

Police are appealing for information after assault in Stratford

Police are appealing for information after assault in Stratford - Credit: Archant

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 34-year-old woman suffered a minor head injury following an assault outside a church in Stratford.

The woman was walking past St John Church, Broadway, on Saturday, November 2, at around 5.30pm, when she felt a sharp pain at the back of her head.

As the victim continued on her way, she was soon approached by two women who said they had witnessed the assault and she was treated for injuries the next day.

The suspect, described as wearing a light coloured hooded top, was seen running away with the hood pulled up, towards the High Street.

If you have any information relating to this incident, please contact Det Con Neil Green, at Forest Gate Police Station on 0208 217 5853.

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Alternatively to remain anonymous please call crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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