Witness appeal to canal side assault

Alert message sent 17/02/2020 14:58:00

Information sent on behalf of Wiltshire Police

We're appealing for witnesses after an incident near Staverton Marina, Trowbridge. 

An altercation between a 17-year-old female and a male took place in the early hours of Saturday morning (15/02) on a canal boat near the marina resulting in the girl being assaulted; she then walked along part of the tow path to the marina followed by the man who was known to her.  

We are looking for anyone who may have seen the couple or heard or saw anything suspicious between 2am and 4am on that day. 

If you can help us in anyway, please contact us on 101 quoting crime reference number 54200016292 or report anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and has been released on conditional bail
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Mark Jones (Police, Media Officer, Wiltshire)

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