Police investigating a brutal assault on Heart Radio presenter Yasmin Evans have confirmed that they are continuing to look into the incident.
The 31-year-old presenter was by four men in a horrific assault while she was in the Liverpool Street area of on Friday night.
Yasmin revealed how she rejected one’s advances when he grabbed her arm, prompting the thug and his friends to pile on the star and another person she was with.
Sharing an update on the case, a spokesperson for the City of London police told Metro.co.uk in a brief statement: ‘Officers were called to reports of an assault on Bishopsgate, City of London, at 1:09am on 28 May 2022. Enquiries are ongoing.’
The former BBC 1Xtra DJ shared details of her harrowing ordeal soon after the incident in her Instagram stories.
She explained: ‘Three black guys and a guy who was mixed race all punched and kicked me while I was on the ground.
‘Knocked me out twice whilst saying “just because you’re a women [sic] doesn’t mean I won’t f**k you up”.’
Yasmin revealed how the man who she rejected proceeded to ‘punch [her] in the face’. She was reportedly hit with such force that it ‘knocked me out cold twice along with the person I was with’.
She continued: ‘I’ve called the police but if anyone was on Liverpool Street and saw anything please contact me… Like I said one mixed race guy, three black guys one of them with short dreads tied back in a bobble that were dipped dyed blonde. I would appreciate your help at around 1:00am in London.’
Despite her injuries, and presenting her Heart Radio show on Sunday afternoon before hosting a screening of Tom Hanks’ new movie Elvis.
She shared a photo of herself all glammed up while standing with a crutch. The radio star told her followers that she would likely take a few days to recuperate and process what happened.
Explaining her decision to get back to work, Yasmin told her followers after the event: ‘Hey loves, I thought about taking some time off the next few days and maybe I will at some point but tonight I hosted a premiere with a beautiful cast & crew including Tom Hanks, Baz Lurhmann (fan girl), and Olivia DeJonge, it was such a great conversation, even Tom Hanks took the time to big me up.
‘Crutch and I are taking ourselves to bed but before I do I just want to say I am so incredibly blown away and emotional about your support.
‘A million thank yous aren’t enough. I’m hoping some updates follow and in the meantime your words & love mean a lot.’