Pensioner slashed in the face

A pensioner has been slashed in the face with a knife in west London while trying to stop a woman being assaulted.

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Police try to trace woman kicked on floor by two men

Police also want to track down the woman who was being kicked on the floor. She is described as:

  • White, with straight blonde shoulder length hair, approximately 5ft 8 inches and was wearing pale coloured clothes

Police are urging anyone who may have any information to call Kensington and Chelsea CID on 0208 246 0186 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Pensioner slashed in the face while trying to stop assault

A pensioner has been slashed in the face with a knife in west London while trying to stop a woman being assaulted. The 66-year-old was attacked last Saturday on West Cromwell Road.

Google Street View image close to the scene of the attack Credit: Google Street View

Just before 7pm, the pensioner noticed two men kicking a woman on the floor. As he tried to stop them, the he punched one of the suspects in the face - but was then attacked and slashed with the knife.

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