Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to after a pregnant woman lost her baby in a violent attack in Milton Keynes. The 34-year-old woman was racially abused in a Co-op supermarket before the attacker followed her to her car and kicked her in the torso, knocking her to the floor. The victim lost her unborn child as a result of the assault, which happened on 6 August. She was taken to Milton Keynes general hospital for treatment and has since been discharged.
Thames Valley police have released CCTV image of a man the force would like to speak to in connection with the incident, which took place at about 9.40pm, in the Bletchley area of Milton Keynes.
PC Richard Armitage, said: “This racially aggravated assault had absolutely devastating consequences for the victim, who lost her baby as a result of the attack. Our thoughts are with her and her family at this incredibly difficult and sad time. A thorough investigation is under way and we would like to speak to the man pictured as he may have information which could help with the investigation.”
The offender also assaulted a 40–year-old man by hitting him over the head with a bag of ice and a bottle. He sustained injuries to his head and needed hospital treatment but has since been discharged.