Police appeal for witnesses following assault in village

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 19th February 2024

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in a Derbyshire village at the weekend.
The incident happened in Riddings in the early hours of Sunday (February 18) morning.
A spokesman for Derbyshire Police said on Sunday (February 18): “A woman has been left with serious injuries after an assault in Riddings.
“We were called at 1.20am to a report that a woman had been assaulted at a house in Greenhill Lane, Riddings.
“At the scene the woman, who is in her 20s, was found with serious injuries and was taken to hospital where she remains in a critical condition.
“A scene is in place and there will remain a police presence in the area throughout today and in to tomorrow.”
The spokesman continued: “A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and remains in police custody.
“The incident is understood to be domestic in nature and the victim and suspect are known to one another.
“Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may be able to assist in their enquiries. Anyone who has any information is able to contact the incident room directly by visiting this link: https://mipp.police.uk/operation/33EM24A56-PO1
“Alternatively you can contact us using any of the below methods, including reference 61-180224: Website – We have crime reporting tools on our website: https://orlo.uk/IhH1; Facebook – send us a private message to the Derbyshire Constabulary Facebook page; X (Twitter) – direct message our contact centre via @DerPolContact; Phone – call us on 101.
“You can also anonymously contact the independent charity CrimeStoppers, on 0800 555 111, or by visiting the CrimeStoppers website: https://orlo.uk/Qydle.”

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