Mother assaulted in front of child in Pound Hill

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A mother was assaulted in front of her child whilst cycling through Pound Hill, police have said

Officers said the woman was cycling along a path in Station Hill at around 7pm on Tuesday (May 10) when the assault took place.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said a man pushed her before throwing a water bottle at her and walking away. He then jumped in a car and drove off, the spokesman added.

The man is described as white, in his 30s, and bald. He was wearing a maroon jacket and black shoes.

Anyone who saw what happened or who may have other information is asked to email or phone 101, quoting serial 1445 of 10/05.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (

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