Police appeal for witnesses after woman is grabbed by the neck, lifted up and dragged in Central Milton Keynes

The assault happened by the bus stops at The Point

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in Central Milton Keynes.

At around 2.40pm on Sunday (11/4), the victim, a 30-year-old woman, was assaulted at a bus stop at The Point on Midsummer Boulevard.

An altercation occurred between the victim and a man following a verbal disagreement. She was grabbed around the neck, lifted off the ground and then dragged for a short distance between The Point and the CMK shopping centre.

The victim suffered an injury to her ear lobe as a result.

The offender is described as a black man, around 30 years old, approximately 6ft tall and medium build with black dreadlock hair. He was seen wearing a black coat, dark tracksuit trousers, trainers and a black face mask.

PC Tanya Watkins, of Milton Keynes police station, said: “We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this assault or may have been in the area at the time. Perhaps you were at the bus stop waiting for the bus? We are keen to hear from anyone who can help us with this investigation.

“You can get in touch using our online form or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43210151893. Alternatively you can also contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”