Witness appeal after woman found injured in Gillingham

01 June 2020
Detectives investigating an incident where a woman was found injured in Gillingham are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Dorset Police received a report at 12.05am on Saturday 30 May 2020 that a woman had been found with a head injury in the area of Addison Close. She was taken to hospital for treatment.

Following enquiries, a 33-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and is assisting detectives with their enquiries.

Detective Constable George Graham, of Weymouth CID, said: “We are carrying out a full investigation to establish how the woman came to be injured and I am appealing for anyone with information to please come forward.

“I am keen to hear from anyone who witnessed or heard a disturbance or any suspicious activity in the area of Addison Close on the night of Friday 29 May 2020. I would also urge anyone who was driving in the area to check their dashcam footage and residents to check any home CCTV for anything relevant that night.

“Finally, I would encourage anyone who has come across any discarded items such as clothing in the area to contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200076447. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.

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