Woman left with head injuries after being attacked in the street

Woman left with head injuries after being struck with shopping bag containing wine bottles

Woman left with head injuries after being struck with shopping bag containing wine bottles

First published in Local News

A woman was left bleeding in the road after she was allegedly struck over the head with a full shopping bag containing bottles of wine.

Members of the public rushed to help and call the emergency services after the incident in Glynn Road, Burnham, on Friday.

The 56-year-old suffered minor head injuries and was taken to Broomfield Hospital by paramedics where she was treated for her injuries.

She is now recovering at home.

A spokesman for Essex Police confirmed that there were a couple of bottles of wine in the shopping bag and that the woman’s injuries were a result of the broken glass.

A 62-year-old man from the Dunmow area was arrested on suspicion of assault on Monday lunchtime and has now been bailed until August 13.

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