police seek woman's Good Samaritans after assault
have issued an appeal for two Good Samaritans who came to the
help of a distressed woman in Burnham-On-Sea during the early
hours of Saturday (20th September) to come forward as they may
be important witnesses.
were called at about 4am on Saturday to a report of a woman arriving
home in a distressed state reporting an assault.
said that following the incident, at some time after 1am, she
had flagged down a car on the A38 Bristol Road and been given
a lift to the Lighthouse Inn in Burnham. She went on towards home
on foot and met two young women who saw her safely to her house.
Mark White told Burnham-On-Sea.com: We really need to trace
these people who helped this young woman, who was very distressed."
only might they have valuable information which could help our
enquiries, but the womans family would like to pass on their
added: "The two men who stopped to help this lady were in
a black, five-door car. The driver was described as white, young,
of small build with dark hair."
passenger was black, in his early twenties and said to be slightly
chubbier than the driver. The two women who walked her home
were both said to be wearing dark-coloured clothing."
White urged anyone with information about the incident to get
in touch with him through the police website or by calling 101,
quoting reference 97400/14.