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Appeal for witnesses afer assault - Faringdon

Sunday 08 June 2014, 11:20am

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses after an assault in Faringdon on Wednesday (4/6).

The incident took place at about 7.30pm in Pye Street, Faringdon.

The victim, a 15-year-old girl, was pushed onto the ground and kicked and punched by two other girls.

She sustained minor injuries to her hand and her head but did not require hospital treatment.

Investigating officer PC Richard Farnell from Abingdon police station said: “I am particularly keen to speak to a woman who may have seen the assault take place. The woman was in her mid-fifties, about 5ft 7ins tall, with straight shoulder length hair which was blonde or grey in colour. She was wearing a grey coat. I would ask this woman and any other witnesses to contact me via the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry number 101.”

The offenders were both white girls aged around 15 or 16 years old.

One was 5ft 5ins tall with long straight brown hair.

She was wearing pink tracksuit bottoms, a white and yellow striped t-shirt with a black jacket over the top, a pink leopard print scarf and pink trainers.

The second girl was 5ft 6ins tall, with straight blonde hair. She was wearing a blue top, purple trainers and black leggings.

If anyone has any information please call the Thames Valley Police 24-hour enquiry line on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org (opens new window). No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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CP

Notes for editors:
The victim would be willing to speak to the media. Please contact the Press Bureau for details.

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(01865) 846699

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