SOUTH SOMERSET NEWS: Do you recognise hooded man - wanted over dog walker assault

CHARD NEWS: Do you recognise hooded man - wanted over dog walker assault

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and issuing this e-fit following a nasty assault on a dog walker in Chard on Friday (August 4, 2017).

A woman was walking her dog near to the reservoir off Chaffcombe Road. It was near to a stream and a bridge.

At about 4pm other dog walkers in the area heard a scream before the woman stumbled towards witnesses with serious head injuries. A man was seen running away around the reservoir.

The e-fit is an image generated based on the description of a witness. He is described as a white man, about 20-years-old, 6ft tall, medium build with a protruding stomach.

His face was round, very red, and he had blonde hair with a side fringe that went partially across his left eye.

He was wearing a black hoodie and black trousers.
Do you recognise the man in the e-fit?

The woman was being treated for her head injuries at Southmead Hospital and is now in a stable condition.

Anyone with information should call 101 and ask to speak to DS Lee Jones in Yeovil Investigations quoting reference number 5217178432.

Alternatively you can call  the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. They never ask for your details or trace your call.