Woman seriously hurt by concrete block thrown into pub smoking area

Police are appealing for witnesses and released CCTV after a concrete block was thrown over a fence onto people in a pub smoking area.

Tuesday, 11th June 2019, 10:18 am

The incident happened at the Brook and Barter in Market Square, St Neots, in the early hours of Sunday, June 2.

The block struck a woman in the face and she received treatment at Hinchingbrooke Hospital for serious but not life-threatening injuries.

It is believed the suspect had been drinking in the in the pub that night but had been thrown out following an argument with other customers.

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DC Jennifer Park said: “This unprovoked attack caused serious injury to the victim and had the potential to take her life. It goes without saying that throwing concrete blocks in a public space is a dangerous and stupid thing to do.

“I urge anyone with information to get in contact with us.”

Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 35/38075/19.