Police Appeal for Information


Officers are investigating an incident in which two 19-year-old women were assaulted at Watermead Park – and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Police were called shortly before 6.30pm on Tuesday, 1st June following a report that the victims had been hit with a glass bottle by a man they did not know. It was reported that the suspect was with a group of other men and women.

Both victims were taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham to be treated for injuries that are not life-threatening. They have both since been discharged.

A scene preservation remains in place in Watermead Park while officers carry out further enquiries. No arrests have been made at this time.

Detective Sergeant Dan Robberts, from Charnwood CID, said: “I am appealing for anyone with information about this incident to come forward.

“Were you in Watermead Park yesterday evening? Were you out for a walk or run? Did you see what happened or notice anyone acting in a way that caught your attention?

“Any information you have, no matter how insignificant you think it may be, could help with our investigation.”

Call 101, quoting incident 515 of 1 June.

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