Witness appeals following assaults

PUBLISHED: 13:06 24 June 2008 | UPDATED: 21:58 15 June 2010

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to two incidents of alleged assault in Lyme Regis over the weekend.

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to two incidents of alleged assault in Lyme Regis over the weekend.A 16-year-old local male sustained serious facial injury on Saturday, June 21, at around 11.22pm. He was taken to Salisbury Hospital by ambulance from the Marine Parade, outside the council's shelter store. Police want to talk to two males seen in the area at the time. One was described as wearing a stripy blue and white jumper with tracksuit trousers, the other wearing a grey jumper and denim jeans. Both were seen heading along the parade towards the Bay Hotel after the attack.A couple of hours later, police were alerted to an alleged assault against a 21 year-old man - who sustained a fractured eye socket. The incident also took place on Marine Parade, but this time at the far Western end, at around 1.40am, on Sunday, June 22. The man was treated by local first responders at the scene before being taken by ambulance to Dorset County Hospital for treatment.Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police on (01305) 222222 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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