Police release footage of male suspect in assault on Lage Kanaaldijk last year

The police have released images of a man who had assaulted a woman on Lage Kanaaldijk in the evening of 25 November last year.

The woman parked her car on Lage Kanaaldijk at around 19.45 that evening. While trying to get her child out of the car, she was assaulted by a man who came out of the bushes. The man attacked the woman, pushed her to the ground and used a sharp object to injure her. The victim subsequently had to undergo hospital treatment for the injuries sustained.

Further investigation revealed that the suspect may have been loitering on Lage Kanaaldijk in the days leading up to the assault. During the crime, he was wearing black track trousers with a vertical white stripe down the side across the trouser legs. He was also wearing black outerwear and a cap. Images can be seen on the national police website

People who recognise the man or have more information about his identity are asked to call 0800-6070, and can do so anonymously on 0800-7000 (Meld Misdaad Anoniem).

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