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Police appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted at Shrewsbury nightclub

Incident 194s of 30 September 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault against a female that is believed to have occurred between 0130 and 0200 hours on 30 September 2018 inside a club in Howard Street, Shrewsbury.

The incident is believed to have occurred as the female was stood by the dance floor with her friend talking when a woman stumbled into them. Her friend is understood to have put her hands up to say what are you doing and the woman hit the female in the face.

The female suffered a deep cut above her eye requiring six stitches and has been left with a permanent facial scar.

The club assisted in trying to locate the suspect, however it is believed she had already left.

The suspect is described as a white female, mid 20's in age, average height, slim build.

Police have issued CCTV of a woman and a male who were in the area at around the time of the assault that they would like to identify and speak to as potential witnesses.

Other lines of enquiry have been exhausted and due to the seriousness of the injuries, officers have also released images of the injuries and are appealing for information from the public.

PC Stephen Titley said "It is not ok for someone to do this to another individual. We are asking the public to help us identify who may have done this so that they can be interviewed as part of our ongoing investigation."

Please contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident 194s of 30 September 2018. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



Published 25/01/19