Woman assaulted in domestic abuse incident

A WOMAN was dragged into a car and assaulted in a domestic abuse incident.

It happened between 4.30am and 4.45am in Wellington Square on Monday (May 20).

The victim, a 19-year-old local woman, was grabbed and pulled into a silver car where the offender then assaulted her.

She suffered injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

A police spokesperson said: “The suspect in this case is known to the victim but we are keen to hear from any independent witnesses who may have seen what happened. If anyone has any information then we would urge them to call police on 101, quoting serial 0273 of 19 May. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”