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Police hunt for attacker after woman assaulted in Greenham

Victim struck on the head in Equine Way on Wednesday afternoon

Chris Ord


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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Greenham on Wednesday (September 30).

The victim, aged in her forties, was walking in Equine Way at around 4.30pm when she was attacked from behind by a man.

She was struck to her head before she ran away.

The victim sustained minor injuries which did not require hospital treatment.

No description is currently available of the offender.

Investigating officer PC Claire Simpson, from Newbury police station, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident or who saw a distressed woman in the area at the time.

“It is possible that the offender may have followed the victim from the Tesco store along Pinchington Lane and I would appeal to anyone who saw this or who has any details which could assist officers to please contact police.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Simpson via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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