Attack on blind woman

March 29 2018

POLICE are hunting a thug who attacked a blind lady in Staple Hill and then ran off laughing.

The 41-year-old woman had caught a bus at the Soundwell Road/Portland Street stop, at 7.45am on Tuesday March 13. 

She left the bus at about 7.55am at the end of Soundwell Road, near Page Road car park.

Just after she got off she was assaulted by an unknown suspect who punched her several times in the torso and laughed.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who was travelling along Soundwell Road at around 8am on the Tuesday morning, especially anyone who may have travelled on the same bus.

Call 101, quoting the reference 5218054539.