Police appeal following a spree of attacks in Stoke Newington

PUBLISHED: 13:46 05 January 2016 | UPDATED: 13:46 05 January 2016

No victim or suspect was found by police after reports of shooting

No victim or suspect was found by police after reports of shooting


Four women and a dog were attacked by a man within a matter of minutes of each other according to police.

The assaults happened yesterday around 2.50pm in Stoke Newington Church Street.

One woman had her phone knocked out of her hand which the suspect then stood on, a second woman was punched on the shoulder.

At the junction with Woodlea Road, the suspect kicked a third woman in the leg while with her two children and the fourth woman was punched in the face.

A dog being walked by its owner was then kicked.

The suspect, a black man, 5ft 9in and wearing a dark ‘beanie hat’, then walked off in the direction of Church Walk.

Police confirmed that none of the victims were seriously injured or required hospital treatment.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said no arrests have been made an enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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