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Witness appeal following reported assault in Shaftesbury

27 October 2016
Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a reported assault in Shaftesbury.

At around 10.30pm on Friday 21 October 2016, Dorset Police were called to reports of an alleged altercation between two groups of men at the junction of Bell Street and High Street.

During the incident one man – a local man aged in his 40s – was assaulted and sustained an injury to his head.

Three local men aged 28, 41 and 49 have been arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm and have been released on police bail pending further enquiries until the end of December 2016.

Detective Constable Andrew Lovering, of Weymouth CID said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the Shaftesbury area at the relevant time on Friday evening and witnessed the incident to please contact Dorset Police.”

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 55160159588. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.

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