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Woman hit by car and egged in racist Black Country attack

By Dayna Farrington | Tipton | Crime | Published: | Last Updated:

A woman was knocked over by a car after it mounted the kerb in a racist attack in the Black Country.

The woman was walking along Sheepwash Lane at the time of the incident. Photo: Google Maps

The 26-year-old woman was walking down Sheepwash Lane in Tipton when three people in a black Vauxhall car hurled eggs at her and made racist comments, West Midlands Police said.

At one point the car also mounted the pavement and knocked the woman over, leaving her with minor injuries.

The attack happened just after 5.40pm on Tuesday.

Police have now launched an investigation and are calling for witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "Police are investigating a racially aggravated attack on a woman on Sheepwash Lane in the Tipton area of Sandwell just after 5.40pm on Tuesday."

"A woman was walking down the road when a black Vauxhall car with three occupants on board hurled eggs and racial comments towards her.

"The car drove past and threw eggs at her several times, and on one occasion mounted the kerb and caused her to fall to the ground.

"The 26-year-old woman thankfully only sustained minor injuries.

"Enquiries continue and anyone with information is asked to contact us."

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference number 20SW/193117R/19.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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