Appeal to identify Good Samaritan following incident in Swindon alleyway
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Detectives investigating an assault on a woman in Swindon are appealing for a Good Samaritan to come forward.
At approximately 4.20am on May 29, a woman in her 50s was walking along an alleyway behind Manchester Road that runs from Aylesbury Street to Corporation Street, when she was approached by a man who pushed her to the ground.
The suspect was disturbed by a member of the public who then assisted the victim following the incident.
Det Con Matt Gamble said: “We would like to speak to this man as he may have significant information in relation to this incident – if this was you, please get in touch.
“This incident has understandably caused the victim upset and distress. We are conducting a thorough investigation to identify the person responsible and increased patrols are being conducted by local officers.”
If you witnessed the incident, or have any relevant information, please call 101 and quote crime reference number 54220056588. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.