30/09/2009

Pregnant Women Assaulted

West Midlands Police are investigating a racial attack on a pregnant woman in Walsall.

Detectives said the 23-year-old woman was racially abused and assaulted.

She was walking along Walsingham Street in Chuckery at around 6.45pm last Monday when a man shouted racial abuse at her.

The man then threw stones at her, despite the victim telling him she was pregnant.

One of the stones hit the woman on the leg, and caused significant bruising.

The offender is described as being around 20-years-old, Asian, clean shaven, with large lips and nose. He was wearing a white baseball cap, a turquoise polo shirt and dark blue jeans.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Walsall police station on 0845 113 5000.

(PR/KMcA)

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