Lorna Strachan should not be approached, say police

Hackney police are asking for information regarding the whereabouts of Lorna Strachan (pictured below), who is wanted for grievous bodily harm (GBH).

Lorna Strachan is 40 years of age, 5ft 10 inches tall, and of slim build.  Police have advised that Ms. Strachan should not be approached, as she is considered dangerous.  Ms. Strachan has been sighted in the past around the St. John’s Church Yard and Homerton play areas, which seem to be her usual haunts.  If anyone has seen the suspect, or can provide any information on her whereabouts, please contact the police immediately.

The Community Safety Unit at Stoke Newington Police Station can be reached on 020 7275 3089.  Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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