Appeal to trace male witness after allegation woman was pushed out of moving van in Stevenage

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after new information has come to light in conn

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after new information has come to light in connection with an alleged assault in Great Ashby Way, Stevenage. - Credit: Archant

A police appeal has been launched today to trace a man following an allegation that a woman was pushed out of moving vehicle in Stevenage.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after new information has come to light in connection with an alleged assault on Saturday, November 4.

Police are investigating after reports that between 9.30am and 10am a woman was travelling in a silver Volkswagen van in Great Ashby Way when she was pushed out of the passenger side of the vehicle while it was still moving.

The woman is said to have suffered bruising and grazes to her hands and legs.

Investigator Victoria Palumbo said: “We believe that a man witnessed what happened and spoke to both the woman and driver of the van at the time.


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“I’m keen to speak to this man as he may have information that could assist our investigation.

“Please get in touch by emailing victoria.palumbo@herts.pnn.police.uk, or contact me by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference E1/18/872, alternatively report information online at www.herts.police.uk/report.

“Anyone else with information regarding this incident can get in touch with me through the same channels. Alternatively, if you’d rather provide information anonymously contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.”

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