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Witness appeal following alleged assault in Weymouth

Alert message sent 23/05/2022 16:53:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a reported assault in Weymouth town centre.

Dorset Police received a report at 12.24am on Saturday 21 May 2022 of a fight involving a man and a group of people in the area of The Crown Hotel in St Thomas Street. Officers attended and the group dispersed.

It was further reported that the man allegedly assaulted a woman a short time before in St Mary Street. She did not sustain any injuries.

A 41-year-old man from Weymouth has been arrested on suspicion of assault and released on police bail while enquiries continue.

Police Constable Lauren Edwards, of Weymouth police, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the alleged assault involving the man and woman to please come forward.

“I am also keen to hear from any who may have been in the area at the time of the reported fight and saw what happened.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220080732. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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