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Appeal one week after pregnant woman has face slashed

File photo dated 25/06/08 of a pregnant woman as many expectant mothers are not getting the best possible care during childbirth, experts said after research showed wide variations in maternity care practice. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 2, 2013. The number of women who have to undergo induced labour or instrumental deliveries is twice as high in some hospitals compared to others, figures show. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) along with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine examined data concerning English hospitals in 2011/12. See PA story HEALTH Maternity. Photo credit should read: Katie Collins/PA Wire

File photo dated 25/06/08 of a pregnant woman as many expectant mothers are not getting the best possible care during childbirth, experts said after research showed wide variations in maternity care practice. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday May 2, 2013. The number of women who have to undergo induced labour or instrumental deliveries is twice as high in some hospitals compared to others, figures show. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) along with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine examined data concerning English hospitals in 2011/12. See PA story HEALTH Maternity. Photo credit should read: Katie Collins/PA Wire

 

Detectives carried out stop checks in the street where a pregnant woman had her face slashed in a bid to track down the attacker on Thursday (December 19).

Hayley Baker, 29, was attacked as she walked home along Hertford Street, Cambridge, at 8.30pm on Thursday, December 12.

A team of officers stopped vehicles and pedestrians between 7.30pm and 9pm on Thursday (December 19) in the street where the attack happened, asking people to think back seven days.

Detective Inspector Jamie Stenton said: “We stopped a number of vehicles and spoke to many residents in the area.

“It was a very useful exercise and we are continuing to follow up several lines of enquiry.

“We have a dedicated team working on the investigation and will continue to put extra patrols in the area.

“We would urge anyone with any information about this shocking crime to call police.”

Anyone with any information should call DI Stenton on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 08000 555111.

For all the latest news see Boxing Day’s (Thursday, December 26) Echo.

 

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