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Homeless woman ‘punched twice in the head’ in Nottingham city centre

Police investigating an attack on a homeless woman have charged a man.

Patrolling officers were flagged down by witnesses following the assault in Clumber Street, Nottingham, at approximately 3.30am on Friday (11 November).

The woman was punched twice in the head after a man accused her of being in his way.

Response officers attended and arrested a suspect.

Taye Christian, aged 22, of Borman Close, Nuthall, has been charged with assault by beating. He was granted bail and is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on 16 December 2022.

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Investigation officer PC Daniel Blake said: “This was an unprovoked assault and I would like to thank those who alerted officers so we could come to her aid.

“Whilst we have charged a suspect, our enquiries into this incident are still ongoing and I would ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any mobile phone footage to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Anyone who can assist the investigation is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 54 of 11 November 2022, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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