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Appeal for footage of Leicester assault

Officers investigating a report of assault in Leicester are asking for anyone with footage of the incident to come forward.

At around 11pm on Friday 9 April, a woman in her 30s was punched in the face by a man and then pushed to the floor.

The incident happened in Walnut Street, close to the junction with Havelock Street.

A 26-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released on bail while enquiries continue.

PC Elliot Gooden, the investigating officer, said: “From enquiries carried out to date, I believe there were a number of cars that passed by while this incident occurred. I would like to speak to anyone with dashcam footage or anyone who saw what happened.

“I also believe there was a woman stood near the Leicester Royal Infirmary at the time and who witnessed the incident.

“Any information you have could help my investigation.”

You can pass on information by visiting and quoting reference 21*195667.

Alternatively call 101.

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