CCTV appeal after teenage girls make ‘unprovoked attack’ in Shoreditch Park

The attack in Shoreditch Park left the victim with bruised legs and pain in her neck and shoulders.

The attack in Shoreditch Park left the victim with bruised legs and pain in her neck and shoulders. Picture: Metropolitan Police - Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police have released CCTV images of a group of girls they wish to speak with following an “unprovoked attack” in Shoreditch Park.

CCTV image of people police wish to identify. Picture: Metropolitan Police

CCTV image of people police wish to identify. Picture: Metropolitan Police - Credit: Metropolitan Police

At approximately 7.30pm on February 27, a woman in her 20s was punched, beaten and kicked as she fell to the floor by four teenage girls.

Det Con Michael Beskine, from Central East Command CID, said: “This was an awful, unprovoked attack and has left the victim shaken and angry by what happened.

“If you know something, please come forward. It was a horrible assault on someone who had never laid eyes on her attackers before.”

The teenagers also attempted to steal the victim’s belongings, but a passing cyclist saw the incident and shouted to stop them.


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The group fled the scene and ran down Grange Street before crossing Pitfield Street onto a housing estate.

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

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There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

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