A Hamilton jogger managed to escape her attackers after being
set on a random attack on Wednesday.
The attack occurred around 7.20pm on Wednesday on Grantham
Street between the Ferrybank Cafe and the Bridgewater Eye
Clinic, police said.
The female victim was jogging down Grantham Street on her own
when a van blocked her path and one of the occupants attacked
She was able to break free and run towards the boat ramp
Hamilton City CIB Detective Sergeant Andrew Mortimore said
police were interested in speaking to anyone in the area at
the time, in particular a gentleman who offered assistance to
the victim near his vehicle in the boat ramp carpark.
He was not a suspect but was key to assisting the police
enquiry, Mr Mortimore said.
Anyone with information about the random attack was asked to
contact Detective Sergeant Mortimore on (07) 858 6200.
Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously
through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.