Police in hunt for man who punched mother and daughter in the face during early hours Ashby incident

By Graham Hill

10th Oct 2021 | Local News

A mother and her daughter were the victims of an assault in Ashby town centre - and Leicestershire Police are appealing for public help to find the man responsible.

The 38 and 18-year-old victims were in an alleyway off Market Street when they were approached by a man who started to shout and scream at them.

He then assaulted the 18-year-old victim - the 38-year-old victim then confronted the suspect and she too was punched in the face.

Both victims sustained facial injuries including a broken tooth, black eye, cut to the lip and bruising, but they did.not require hospital treatment.

The incident was reported just after 2.50am today (Sunday 10 October).

A social media post earlier today (Sunday) said that both the woman and her daughter were attacked.

It also says that a third woman claims to have been assaulted by the same man in a separate incident.

The suspect has been described as an Asian man, 5ft 10ins tall, aged between 25-30 years-old, with a goatee beard.

He was wearing a black T-shirt and black jeans.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information about the person responsible is asked to contact PC 329 Hart on 101, quoting crime number 21*588704.


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