Police appeal after woman hit in face with beer can in Dagenham

PUBLISHED: 18:49 29 May 2015 | UPDATED: 18:56 29 May 2015


Police are appealing for witnesses after a man hit a woman in the face with a beer can in a serious unprovoked attack.

The 54-year-old victim is still receiving treatment as a direct result of the assault which happened in Rainham Road South, Dagenham, on March 29 at about 8.45pm.

Her face was cut and scratched during the attack and she had to attend hospital to receive treatment for her injuries.

The attacker, who is not known to the victim, is described as white, about 5ft 6in tall, with a slim build and short brown hair.

He was wearing a dark coloured bomber jacket, a checked shirt and jeans and spoke with a foreign accent.

He was last seen fleeing the scene along Cambeys Road, Dagenham, with two other males and a female.

Anyone with any information about the man or his whereabouts is asked to call Barking and Dagenham CID via 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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