Detectives in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and
anyone with information to come forward after a man subjected a
woman to an alleged serious sexual assault in the Westham area of
The incident happened in the early evening of Friday 21 December
2012 at a house just off Radipole Lane near to Hereford Road.
The victim is a 60-year-old woman from Weymouth.
A police cordon was put in place and an examination carried out
by specialist crime scene investigators.
Detective Inspector Neil Devoto, of the Major Crime Team, said:
“This was a nasty, unprovoked attack on a
“It is likely that there were members of the public in the
vicinity of Radipole Lane and Hereford Road around the time
this unknown offender carried out this callous
“I am very keen to speak to anyone who may have noticed a man
acting suspiciously and knocking on doors in the area prior to, or
after the incident took place.
“I stress that all calls to Dorset Police are treated with the
Two men have been arrested and are currently helping police with
We have no further details of the arrested men at this time.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset
Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 21:475.
Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on
0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.