Woman punched in the face in Hackney

PUBLISHED: 17:38 11 September 2015 | UPDATED: 17:38 11 September 2015

The man police would like to speak with

The man police would like to speak with


CCTV images have been released of a man police would like to speak to in connection with an assault on a woman who was punched in the face.

The man police would like to speak with The man police would like to speak with

The 39-year-old victim was walking in Upper Clapton Road on Friday July 31 just after 5pm when she was punched in the face by a man as he walked past her, injuring her mouth.

The suspect is a black male, aged around 35 years and of slim build.

He has short dark hair and was wearing a denim coat and black trousers.

Police would also like to speak to a woman carrying a dog in her arms who was approached by the same man in Upper Clapton Road.

The man removed the dog from her dropping it on the ground before walking off.

Anyone who can assist the enquiry or identify the man in these images should call 020 8345 3775 or 101 quoting reference 4619534/15, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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