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Suspect wanted after woman head-butted during Hither Green assault


Suspect wanted after woman head-butted during Hither Green assault


olice have released an e-fit of a teenager wanted after a woman was attacked during an attempted robbery in south-east London.

The woman, aged in her 40s, was accosted by two young men while walking along Brownhill Road towards Hither Green at around 1.30pm on Thursday, September 28.

One of the teenagers tried to grab her bag. When she refused to let him have it he head-butted her.

The suspect is believed to be around 16 to 18-years-old.

PC Hayley Sheehan, who is leading the investigation, is asking anyone who recognises the man to contact police without delay.

PC Sheehan said: “This was a very distressing incident for the woman involved. We have been investigating the offence but unfortunately so far we have not identified a suspect.

“Please look at this image carefully. Could you have been in the location on Thursday 28 September? Do you live or work in the area and do you recognise this young man?

“If you would rather contact us anonymously you can do so via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

“Please share any information or concerns you have with us as it could be the break in the case we are looking for.”

Anyone with information which could assist detectives in this investigation is asked to call 101, quoting 4268/28SEP23.

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