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Witness appeal following alleged assault in Weymouth

20 September 2016
Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an alleged assault in Weymouth which left one man with a fractured jaw.

At around 4am on Sunday 18 September 2016 it was reported that a man was assaulted in East Street at the junction of Mitchell Street in the town.

The victim – a 23-year-old man from Sherborne – was left unconscious following the incident, which is alleged to have involved three other men.

He sustained a fractured jaw and was taken to Poole Hospital where he underwent surgery.

Detective Constable Sean Garrett, of Weymouth CID, said: “I am appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or has information as to what happened to please contact Dorset Police.”

A 19-year-old man from Weymouth has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and has been released on police bail pending further enquiries until the end of October 2016.

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 55160141317. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org. 

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