West Mercia Police have today confirmed that a woman – who was the victim of an attempted robbery in the Wast Hills area last week when she stopped to help a man lying in the road – sustained stab injuries during the incident.
‘Not life threatening’
The incident happened at around 3.20pm on Wednesday 17th May in Lea End Lane, near Hopwood, adjacent to Wast Hills Lane and the woman was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with injuries that were “not believed to be life threatening”.
Following a social media post by an individual claiming to know the victim – which was widely shared over this weekend – West Mercia Police have today released more information on the incident.
‘Man lying in road’
- Well built
- Black hooded top
- Blue jeans
- White trainers
The second man is described as:
- Heavy build
- Black top
- Black trousers
- May have been wearing black leather gloves.
Cover image by Ian Britton on Flickr