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Woman loses sight in eye after unprovoked attack in Cheltenham

An unprovoked assault in Cheltenham last week has caused a woman to lose the sight in one eye, Gloucestershire Police have revealed.

Officers are appealing for information on the attack that took place in Hanover Street in the St Paul's area of the town on Friday, September 20.

The victim was a woman in her 30s. She was approached at around 8.30am by a woman who punched her in the face.

As well as suffering bruising and swelling to her right eye, the victim required treatment for her right eye and her vision is yet to return.

In a statement, Gloucestershire Constabulary said: "The offender is described as white, in her late 20s or early 30s, of slim build, with shoulder-length black hair.

"Anyone with information is urged to call 101 and quote incident 230 of 20 September."

You can also give information anonymously by contacting the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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