Lone woman assaulted in remote woodland THE two assailants who attacked a lone dog walker in a remote, wooded area in rural Cheadle are being sought by police. A 43-year-old woman was approached by two men between 10am and 11am on Thursday 9th February while she was walking her dog in a wooded area off Draycott Cross Road.
The victim, who is from Cheadle, was assaulted by one of the men and suffered minor injuries to her wrist and arm but did not require hospital treatment. The suspect that assaulted the victim was described as being around 5ft 9ins and wore a grey hooded top, grey jogging bottoms and a grey beanie hat. The second man is described as 6ft with a very large build and he also wore grey clothing.
Before the incident the men said they were looking for their Jack Russell dog but no dog was seen by the victim.
If you were in the area on Thursday morning and saw anything suspicious please contact DC Kirsty Burton at Staffordshire Police, quoting incident number Igo of February 9. Alternatively, you can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not need to go to court.
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