Appeal after woman seen molesting baby in Leyland Street

The incident happened at Moss Lane in Leyland Pic: Google

Police are appealing for help in locating a woman who was seen assaulting her baby on a street in Leyland.


The incident happened in Moss Lane today (Monday April 4) at 11.35am.

A concerned member of the public called the police, but the woman was gone by the time officers arrived. Door-to-door inquiries and CCTV turned up no leads.

The female is described as white and 5ft 6in tall with long brown hair. She wore a burgundy coat with a gray tracksuit underneath.

The baby was about two years old, wearing a white hat and in a dark colored pram with a rain cover.

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The witness thinks they may have taken down Chapel Brow.

A South Ribble Police spokesman said: “If anyone has any information about this incident or perhaps the description of the woman has struck a deal with someone please call 101 quoting the log 20220404-0434.”

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