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Shocking random attack on woman in Gillingham caught on CCTV

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Original article from Kent Live

Police are looking for a man who committed an unprovoked attack on a woman in Gillingham

Shortly after 8.30pm on August 6, Susan Linnell was attacked by a man running down Windmill Road, for seemingly no reason.

Susan's daughter Becky Linnell shared CCTV footage of the incident on Facebook and has appealed for anyone with information on the identity of the attacker.

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Footage from a Ring.com doorbell camera shows the man walking further down the road moments after the incident.

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A Kent Police spokesman said: "We were called to a report that a woman had been assaulted by a man in Windmill Road, Gillingham.

"The victim was assessed by a paramedic, but did not require hospital treatment.

"The suspect is described as being white and in his late teens. He is reported to have been carrying a high visibility jacket and was last seen running down Longhill Avenue.

Footage from a doorbell camera of the man who committed the assault in Gillingham

"Enquiries remain ongoing and anyone with information that can assist officers is asked to call Kent Police on 01634 792209 quoting 46/142186/21.

"You can also call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or complete the online form at www.crimestoppers-uk.org."

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