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Police appeal after woman is assaulted by a group of men in Lichfield

Police are investigating after a woman was assaulted by a group of men in Lichfield.

The incident happened near to the park area on Leyfields between 9.15pm and 9.30pm on January 31.

The woman was confronted by a small group of men before being assaulted.

A spokesperson for Staffordshire Police said:

“Thankfully, the female did not sustain serious injuries, and this appears to be an isolated incident. Officers however would encourage any resident, or anyone else that saw this incident to contact the CID at Burton Police Station on 0300 123 44 55. Alternatively, if any person wishes to provide information anonymously, they can do so by telephoning Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

The Staffordshire Police incident number is 820 of 31 January.

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10 Comments

  1. Nedge

    2nd February, 2011 at 10:14 am

    Nice to see The Dimbles still living upto its name. 

  2. John Gill

    2nd February, 2011 at 10:24 am

    Its not dimbles though its leyfields

  3. Andy

    2nd February, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    Is this Leyfields in Lichfield (the road between Dimbles Hill and Curborough Road and very much in the Dimbles) which doesn’t have anything resembling a park area on it or is this in fact Leyfields in Tamworth?

  4. 66usual

    2nd February, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    It does have a sort of Park, Andy, well a bit of open space with some paths and a couple of dog poo bins. The North Lichfield Initiative have it a bit of a make over a couple of years ago.

  5. Andy

    2nd February, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    I can’t picture it. Top or bottom?

  6. 66usual

    2nd February, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    it is sort of along the length of the hill, behind houses. It was just a bit of land with nothing on it and the Council wanted to designate it for more house, but there is hardly any open space around there, so the NLI  got in and did some landscaping, put paths in and that. Volunteers did much of the work.

     http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Lichfield,+Staffordshire,+United+Kingdom&ll=52.69198,-1.827255&spn=0.001288,0.003468&t=h&z=19

  7. Louise

    2nd February, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    Can we please have a description of the attackers, or does that fall foul of equality claptrap?

  8. Ross

    2nd February, 2011 at 10:20 pm

    The police have not released any other information at present. When they do, we will report it.

  9. Andy

    2nd February, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    What “equality claptrap” are you talking about Lousie?

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