Police are appealing for help on two incidents of assault that occurred on Saturday December 1st and are understood to be related. The second incident happened in South Street, Crewkerne at around 4.30 pm when a woman and child were seen running across the street with a man following them. The woman was pushed to the ground and the man is reported to have slapped her in the face.
The woman who was treated at Yeovil District Hospital is believed to be the same woman, who earlier in the day, was seen getting out of a black car in Merriott, with a child, after she had been assaulted. Police have confirmed that a man in his 20’s voluntarily attended a police station and that their enquiries are continuing. Police are keen to hear from anyone with information about either incident. If you are able to help, please call the Police on 101 quoting 5218266641.