Penarth police are attempting to trace eyewitnesses to an attack near the chip shop in Cornerwell Road , Penarth in which a 21 year woman who suffers from epilepsy sustained serious facial injuries.
The woman, Alicia Forsey and her boyfriend, had just bought chips at the shop when she was set upon by a group of girls and struck in the face by a male – breaking her eye socket.
Police say the attack took place at 22:30 close to the Penarth Fish Bar on Saturday . Ms Forsey had to subsequently undergo five hours of emergency medical treatment at the Heath Hospital. Ms Forsey’s mother witnessed the attack from her car. The victim’s partner was also assaulted during the incident.
Police are asking anyone with any information to contact 101 or Crimestoppers quoting reference 298405.