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Woman punched and kicked by gang of teenagers in Launceston

By WBJLock  |  Posted: February 12, 2014

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was allegedly assaulted by a gang of teenagers in Launceston.

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POLICE are investigating after a gang of teenagers allegedly pushed a woman to the floor then punched and kicked her in Launceston.

The woman was walking in Landrake Road around 7.15am on January 22 when she was assaulted by four to five young men, all wearing hoodies.

The woman, in her 40s, was pushed to the ground and punched and kicked by the teenagers. She suffered minor injuries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident and would like to hear from anyone who saw the offenders in the area, particularly in Hurdon Way.

They are keen to speak to people who were walking on the footpath by the college at the time, including one man in a fluorescent jacket who may have witnessed the incident.

Contact police on 101, quoting crime reference BL/14/63.

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