Woman attacked on Furber Road, St George on Wednesday night: Police witness appeal

Profile image for matt_2009

By matt_2009 | Friday, November 30, 2012, 09:58

A woman was attacked from behind by a man on Furber Road at about 9.30pm on Wednesday, November 28.

A police spokesman said the woman parked her car on Furber Road and was walking down towards Bryant's Hill. As she approached the junction, a man attacked her from behind. He was disturbed when a car turned into the street and he ran off, up Furber Road. The victim sustained no serious assault, but is now being supported by specialist officers.

An investigation is being led by Detective Inspector Mike Buck of the city's Operation Bluestone. "I would urge residents and anyone who may have been in the area to think back to last night," he said.

"Did you see the attack? Did you see a man running away from the scene? Did you see anybody hanging around the area before the incident?

"If you have any information no matter how small I would urge you to come forward."

Officers are keen to speak to a man who is described as white, around 6ft, with dark hair and blue eyes. He was wearing a dark jumper, jeans and gloves. He was wearing a dark beanie hat and had a scarf covering his face.

DI Buck added: "Significant resources are being focused in area, patrols have been increased and Neighbourhood Sergeant Darren Warr has spent the day with local residents, discussing their concerns and ensuring that everything is being done to ensure local people are safe.

"I would urge everyone to take the usual safety advice and avoid walking alone at night where possible. If you become concerned to dial 999."

Tweet this article


max 4000 characters

Latest Stories in Kingswood


Local Vouchers

  • Discover Indochina. 13 Night Vietnam City and Beach holiday only £1099pp with Travel Counsellors

    Travel Counsellors

    Save over £400 with this amazing 13 night city and beach 2 centre holiday including flights from Heathrow!!
    Call 01275 774310
    or email vikki.coe@travelcounsellors.com for more information

    Terms: Subject to availability on selected dates and flights call for details today

    Contact: 0845 058 7086

    Valid until: Wednesday, April 30 2014


    Crystal Face

    -1hr long shoot
    -1 FREE 6”x9” Print
    -£25 off any wall art (Canvas, Acrylic Print and Box Frames)
    - Free 3D Face scan and 3D Crystal Engraving
    -20% off any crystal size upgrades
    -Private viewing

    Terms: A refundable £25 deposit is required for Weekday bookings, £35 for weekends. Non-refundable for no shows.
    Phone 01179415313 to book and mention Bristol Post Deal.

    Contact: 0117 9415313

    Valid until: Saturday, May 31 2014

  • Fancy Dress Costumes Mega Discount For All Products

    Costumes R Us

    Simply Visit Our Website www.costumerusuk.com
    Add products to the basket
    Use Voucher Code 2002 in the check out and get 10% discount
    No Registration Required Use paypal Checkout.

    Terms: Use Voucher Code 2002 to get 10% Discount in the checkout
    No registration Required.Accept terms and conditions
    click paypal Checkout

    Contact: 0117 3322558

    Valid until: Thursday, March 26 2015


Local Jobs


Search for...

Min price is bigger than Max price
Min price is bigger than Max price
Min rent is bigger than Max rent