Appeal after woman seen assaulting baby in Leyland street

Posted on - 4th April, 2022 - 9:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
Moss Lane in Leyland Pic: Google
The incident happened in Moss Lane in Leyland Pic: Google

Police are appealing for help to find a female who was seen assaulting her baby in a Leyland street.


The incident happened in Moss Lane today (Monday 4 April) at 11.35am.

A concerned member of the public rang police, but the female had gone by the time officers arrived. House to house enquiries and CCTV didn’t bring any leads.

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The female is described as white and 5ft 6in tall with long brown hair. She was wearing a burgundy coat with a grey tracksuit underneath.

The baby was approximately two-years-old, wearing a white hat, and in a dark coloured pram with a rain cover.

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The witness thinks they may have walked down Chapel Brow.

A spokesperson for South Ribble Police said: “If anyone has any knowledge about this incident or perhaps the description of the female has struck a chord with someone, please ring 101 quoting Log 20220404-0434.”

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