Lady in her 50s is knocked unconscious and sexually assaulted as she sat on park bench after leaving Boots
- The assault occurred at Bournemouth Central Gardens in Dorset after 2.40pm
- The lady was sat on a bench when she was attacked from behind final Friday
- The sufferer misplaced consciousness and was sexually assaulted and robbed by a person
- Dorset Police are investigating the assault and asking witnesses to contact them
A girl in her 50s was knocked unconscious and sexually assaulted as she sat on a park bench after leaving Boots final Friday.
The assault occurred in broad daylight in Bournemouth Central Gardens in Dorset when she suffered a blow to the top and misplaced consciousness.
The lady had left the Boots retailer on Industrial Street at round 2.40pm on July 29.
Police mentioned the lady was sitting on the bench and was struck on the again of the top by an unknown man.
The sufferer regained consciousness in Royal Bournemouth Hospital after arriving there at 5.45pm.
She then instructed police she had been sexually assaulted and robbed and that the objects stolen from her have been her telephone and financial institution card in addition to different objects.
Bournemouth Central Gardens in Dorset was the scene of the assault the place the sufferer had sat on a bench after leaving Boots (file image)
Detective Constable Evelyn Ahmadi, of Bournemouth CID, mentioned: ‘We’ve launched a full investigation into this incident and have carried out quite a lot of enquiries, together with a evaluation of obtainable CCTV footage.
‘We’re additionally supporting the sufferer.
‘I perceive the world was busy on the afternoon of Friday 29 July 2022, with quite a lot of pedestrians within the neighborhood, and I might urge anybody who witnessed any suspicious exercise, or got here throughout a lady in a distressed state, to please contact us.
We perceive stories of this nature may cause concern for the area people. Officers will likely be persevering with to hold out enquiries within the space and could be approached by members of the general public with info or issues.’