APPEAL: Witnesses to Balby assault urged to come forward

Date published: 20 March 2019 12:52
Dated: 20 March 2019 11:57:26

Witnesses to an incident in which a 34-year-old woman was assaulted by a group of teenagers are urged to come forward. 

At around 11.30pm on Friday evening (15 March), it is reported that a group of around 10 boys and girls, thought to be in their teens, approached the woman on the driveway of her home in Weston Road. 

It is said that the group became verbally abusive towards the woman before assaulting her leaving with injuries to her head and face which required hospital treatment. 

Sergeant Liam Walters, from the local neighbourhood team, said: “From speaking to the victim, carrying out house-to-house enquiries and obtaining CCTV footage, we know there were a group of people involved, with one girl leading the group in particular. 

“I’d urge those involved to come forward and speak to police, along with anyone who saw what happened or who knows who was involved.”

If you can help, please go in to your local police station or call 101 quoting incident number 1117 of 15 March 2019. 

You can also pass information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. 

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