Elderly woman left seriously injured after incident on the South Bank
10:45am Friday 20th September 2013 in News
Officers in Lambeth are appealing for information and witnesses to an incident where an elderly women was left seriously injured.
The incident occurred on Saturday the 3 August 2013 between 18:30hrs and 19:15hrs outside the Morita Aquarium, Riverside Build, County Hall, SE1.
The 79 year old woman was visiting London on holiday. She was walking along the South Bank by the Aquarium when she believes she was pushed. She fell forward, striking her head and was assisted by passersby.
DC Turton of Lambeth CID Says, “The victim initially believed that she was ok and was able to walk away from the scene.
"It was only later that the seriousness of the injuries came to light. We would like to speak to anyone that witnessed this or indeed those who came to her aid.
"The South Bank was very busy that day and people may remember the date as the Cycle London event was on.”
Anyone with information is encouraged to call DC Turton who is investigating this case on 07785 774 447 alternatively you can report information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Based on information supplied by Lambeth police.
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