Woman suffers broken wrist following incident in Lawn, Swindon

Police are appealing for information following an assault in Lawn, Swindon.

The incident happened outside the shops in Guildford Avenue at 12.50pm on Tuesday 21 March 2017.

A woman aged in her 40s was approached by a man who pushed her to the ground. She sustained a broken wrist which is likely to require pins.

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A 47-year-old man who is from the Swindon area has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

PC Dan Travis said: “This was a nasty incident which left the victim with a significant break to her wrist. She is facing a lengthy recovery process.

“I would like to speak to anyone who was in the Guildford Avenue area around lunch time on Tuesday 21 March – did you see the incident take place? We’d like to hear from you.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.