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VIDEO: Man bites woman’s ear in unprovoked attack

[P]olice have released CCTV footage after a woman was bitten on her ear.

At about 7.10pm on Tuesday 29 November 2016, the 21-year-old woman was inside Bluestar Taxis on Wallgate, Wigan when a man approached her, grabbed her, and bit her ear before fleeing.

The woman suffered minor injuries.

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with the assault.

Detective Constable Mark Swindlehurst of GMP’s Wigan Borough said: “This was unprovoked attack on an innocent woman.

“We have been carrying out extensive enquiries and now have CCTV footage of a man we are keen to speak to.

“If you recognise the man in the CCTV, I would urge you to get in touch with police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact GMP on 101 quoting incident number 2284 of 29/11/16, or the independent charity, Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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