Witness Plea After Violent Attack In Wimbledon Park

Brave female passer-by also being sought

Police are urgently seeking witnesses to a violent attack on a young woman in a Wimbledon Park - including a brave female passer-by who stepped in to intervene.

The victim had a push chair and small child with her when she was attacked in South Park Gardens in Kings Road at 11am on Thursday May 27.

She was left with a bad eye injury following a confrontation with an 18-year-old man. He was said to be black, and wearing a black baseball cap.

The victim was a white, blonde-haired woman. She was helped by a white woman with blonde hair and glasses between the ages of 25-30 who was walking a Labrador-type dog.

The victim said this passer-by intervened in the assault and then escorted the victim to Wimbledon station.

Police urgently wish to speak to this witness or anyone who may have seen the incident. Please contact PC Kempshall or TDC Thornton at Wimbledon Police Station on 0208-649-3063.

August 26, 2010