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Female jogger assaulted in Cuerden Valley Park

Posted on - 4th July, 2020 - 6:35pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Cuerden Valley Park Stag Lodge Entrance Pic: Google Maps
The woman was assaulted near the Stag Lodge Entrance Pic: Google Maps

Police are appealing for information after a female jogger was assaulted in Bamber Bridge.

The woman, in her 40s, was running near the Stag Lodge Entrance in Cuerden Valley Park at about 4.30pm yesterday (Friday 3 July), when she was approached from behind by a man.

The man assaulted the woman in an attempt to take her bumbag, which resulted in her screaming. He made off empty handed when he was disturbed.

South Ribble Police say the offender is described as white, possibly eastern European, pale complexion, slim, aged in his mid 40s to early 50s with greying stubble, a long face and boney cheeks.

He was wearing a thin black jacket zipped up with a peaked hood pulled up, dark trousers and dark Skechers shoes.

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Det Con Nick Steenbergen, of South Ribble CID, said: “This must have been an extremely distressing incident for the victim and it is fortunate she was not more seriously hurt.

“This incident happened in broad daylight in a popular area for dog walkers and other recreational users and I would appeal to anyone who saw what happened or who recognises the description of the attacker to come forward.”

There are extra, high visibility patrols in the areas as reassurance.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 quoting log 1067 of July 3rd or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. For immediate sightings call 999.

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