Woman attacked by teens in Halloween masks

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A dog walker was punched in the face by an attacker wearing a ‘Scream’ mask the day after Halloween.

Four teenagers wearing spooky costumes pounced on the woman as she walked her dog in Brooklands Avenue, Wixams.

She suffered facial injuries from the attack at around 11.10pm on Sunday, November 1.

Detective Constable Dave Brecknock, investigating, said: “This was a terrifying and totally unprovoked attack and we are committed to tracing those responsible.

“Anyone who saw the group described, or witnessed the assault take place, are asked to contact me with information.”

Call DC Brecknock on 101 with information, or alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.