Lincoln High Street bump turns into assault

An elderly man was allegedly assaulted and left with a split lip and black eye after being accused of deliberately bumping into a woman with a pushchair on Lincoln High Street.

The incident happened outside Argos at 2pm on June 16 when a man in his 70s was accused by the woman who had a pushchair with two children in it.

The woman, who is described as mixed race and wearing a bright orange top, then allegedly assaulted the victim who was walking with his wife at the time of the attack.

The elderly man’s wife was also assaulted, police said.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or via email at [email protected] quoting incident number 398 of June 20.