Woman suffers loss of vision after attack

Published 12/23/2012 04:42:12 PM

A woman has suffered permanent vision impairment after being attacked in Urmston.

At about 3.15am on Sunday 2 December 2012, a 27-year-old woman was assaulted outside O'Sheas on Railway Road, Urmston when she was dragged to the ground.

She was subjected to a violent attack and was kicked repeatedly about the head and body.

She suffered injuries to her face, head, eye, arms, legs and body. As a result of the assault she initially lost sight in her right eye. Her vision has started to return however she will never fully recover her sight in that eye.

Two girls both aged 17 and two women, aged 19 and 24 were arrested on suspicion of assault and have been bailed until January 2013, pending further enquiries.

Detective Constable Simon Johnson, said: "The victim was assaulted on the street after enjoying a night out in Urmston with friends and subjected to a unprovoked and violent assault.

"She has suffered some serious and life changing injuries and I want to hear from anyone who saw what happened or knows who is responsible to come forward."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 0161 856 8314, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.




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