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Appeal for witnesses following assault in Sherborne

Alert message sent 12/10/2020 16:37:00

Information sent on behalf of Dorset Alert

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an assault in Sherborne.

 At around 10.35pm on Saturday 10 October 2020 an altercation occurred outside Olivers on Cheap Street between a male victim and two men.

 It is reported that the offenders punched the man in the face. The victim fell to the ground and was then kicked several times.

 The victim, aged in his 50s, sustained broken ribs, a collapsed lung and bruising to his face. He was taken to hospital, where he remains receiving treatment.

 No arrests have been made. 

 Detective Constable Kirsty Wilson, of Weymouth CID, said: “I am making enquiries in relation to this incident, including CCTV searches. I would appeal to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and witnessed what happened to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55200152898. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call Freephone 0800 555 111
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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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