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Woman pushing young child in buggy suffered racially aggravated assault in Chalfont St Peter

| March 9, 2018

On Sunday 4th March 2018 a woman who was pushing her young child in a buggy was the victim of a racially aggravated assault in Chalfont St Peter.

At about 3.30pm the 38 year old woman was pushing her young child in a buggy along a narrow path in Chiltern Hill, Chalfont St Peter when she became aware of a man walking behind her.

She turned slightly to let the person walk by however the man then pushed his right elbow into her back causing her to fall to the ground. The offender then made racially abusive comments to the woman and threatened her.

During the assault the woman sustained pains in her left leg but did not require treatment however she was left very shaken following the incident.

The offender is described as a man aged between 30 and 40 years old, about 6ft tall, with a large build. He was wearing a black woolly winter hat which had a sign or writing on the front and was folded over at the sides and front. He was also wearing grey skinny jeans and a tight dark grey jacket with a worn fluffy hood and the zip done up and was carrying a shopping carrier bag with a small number of items in it.

Investigating officer PC Sarah Lansley, of Amersham police station, said: ‘This was an extremely distressing ordeal for the woman, who was with her young child at the time of the assault. She has been left very shaken.

We have now launched an investigation and I would urge anyone with information that could help our investigation to contact us.

Please call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number, 101, quoting reference 43180067639.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone who may have any information relating to this case to please call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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