Appeal for two Good Samaritans to come forward following report of sexual assault in Bournemouth

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Detectives investigating a report of a possible sexual assault in Bournemouth are appealing directly to two female Good Samaritans to come forward.

The victim – a woman aged in her 20s – had been out drinking with friends in the town when she left on her own at around 2am on Tuesday 10 August 2021.

Some time after 2am the victim woke up on the ground in an unknown location in the town and was assisted by two women who helped her into a taxi. 

It was subsequently reported that the victim had been possibly sexually assaulted between 2am and when she was located. 

Detective Constable Phillip Riggs, of Bournemouth CID, said: “We are continuing to support the victim and are carrying out a number of enquiries to establish exactly what happened.

“I would urge the two women who helped the victim to please come forward and contact Dorset Police as you may have important information to assist our investigation.”

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 55210128937. 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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Julie Heath (Dorset Police, Neighbourhood Alert Officer, Dorset)

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