Search

Police appeal for information after woman is struck by moped in Harold Hill

13:29 18 June 2014

Archant

Police are appealing for information after a woman was struck down by a moped while walking her dog.

A 52-year-old woman was in Central Park, Harold Hill, when two boys on a moped hit her, leaving her with injuries to her hands and legs.

The driver of the vehicle, described as looking about 10-years-old, and the passenger, who was described as a 13-14, fell off the moped and fled the scene after they had hit the woman on May 15 at about 5.30pm.

Two teenagers, aged 14 and 17, were later arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking and failing to stop after a collision, but were released on bail pending further enquiry.

The young driver is described as a white male, of slim build, around 4ft tall, with short blond, spiky hair. The boy spoke with an Irish accent and was wearing blue shorts and trainers, and was not wearing a top.

The passenger is described as a white male around 5ft 7ins tall, of thin build, with light brown hair. He was topless and was wearing shorts, and spoke with an Irish accent.

Anyone with any information should contact police constable Rob Newton on 020 8721 2508, or email him at robert.newton5@met.police.uk.

People can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Latest Romford News Stories

46 minutes ago
Woman looks at document

A data protection blunder has resulted in personal details of neighbours who complained to police about a teenage tearaway being given out – to his mum.

Yesterday, 16:11
Gallows Corner junction, flyover and roundabout in Romford

A plea has been made for traffic lights to be included in planned improvements to accident blackspot Gallows Corner.

Yesterday, 15:22
Junior Doctors on Stike outside Queen's Hospital in Romford. Lizzie Hobbs, Elaine Yip and Katherine Elliott

Junior doctors working in the borough will be forced to accept a new contract without agreement or further negotiation, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced.

Yesterday, 12:41
Planning permission has been delayed for The Concordia Academy, which REAch2 hopes to open by September.       Credit: Blue Sky Architects

New plans to build Romford’s first free school are being reconsidered next week after planning permission for its new building was delayed last month because of lack of parking.

Yesterday, 09:59
Residents protesting against the plans in 2014

Controversial plans for a multi-faith cemetery next to a golf course have been resurrected – a year after an identical application was rejected.

Yesterday, 09:39
MP Andrew Rosindell opening the new day centre Beverley Bungalow in Havering-atte-Bower

Romford MP Andrew Rosindell led a debate in the chamber of the House of Commons last night to raise awareness of Autism Sunday.

Yesterday, 07:00
Anila Dhami, 24, from Rainham, is one of 10 Women's Equality Party candidates standing in the GLA elections in May

A TV presenter, keen dancer and GLA candidate for the Women’s Equality Party, Anila Dhami wants to bring confidence to women in Havering.

Wed, 15:50
A car overturned on the A13 this morning (Pic: @LAS_Newham/Twitter)

Two people received medical treatment after a car overturned on the A13 in the early hours of this morning.

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Sony Smart Ultra HD 55'' LED TV

Enjoy the ultimate entertainment experience in your living room with the Sony Smart Ultra 55’’ LED TV. Be the envy of all your friends with this huge TV- you can change your living room into your own cinema! Get the boys around to watch the football or get the girls around to watch the DVD of 50 Shades.. this is a prize that everyone would enjoy! Stand a chance to upgrade your current entertainment system by wining this fantastic prize.

Surface Pro 4

Technology is ever evolving. We are constantly being shown new technology that is innovative, revolutionary and designed to make life easier for us all. Gone are the days of dial up modems and computers so large you needed half a room to store it. We are in the age of smooth, small and sleek. Companies are all trying their best to create technology that is easy to transport and guaranteed to be user friendly.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe