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Police Appeal After 75-Year-Old Punched In Face In Newham

Friday 23rd May 2014

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 75-year-old woman was punched in the face in east London, resulting in a fractured jaw.Grangewood Street. Picture: Googlemap

Last Friday, the woman was travelling on her mobility scooter in Grangewood Street, when she was approached by a man who punched her several times in the face.

The suspect then made off in another direction.

He is described as a black man, 5ft 2ins, aged between 16-20 years old, of slim build and short black hair. He was wearing a grey tracksuit.

Anyone with information relating to these incidents should call Detective Constable Conner at Newham CID on 020 8217 5890 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.