Four Bailed After Homeless Attack In Worthing
12:18pm 17th February 2017
Four people have been bailed, after a homeless woman was attacked with a razor blade in Worthing.
At around 6.45pm on Wednesday night police were called to the area near the Guildbourne Centre following reports an female had been assaulted.
The 31-year-old victim, believed to be part of the street community, was found to have serious hand injuries, thought to have been inflicted with a razor during an attack in nearby Chapel Road.
She was taken by ambulance to Worthing Hospital where she was detained for treatment.
Police officers searched the area and four women were arrested on suspicion of wounding offences.
A 21-year-old Worthing woman arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent, common assault and violent disorder has been bailed to March 31st while enquiries continue.
A 20-year-old Worthing woman arrested on suspicion of similar offences has been bailed until Tuesday, March 28th.
A 19-year-old woman from Lancing and a 17-year-old girl from Worthing, both arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent, have also been bailed until March 28th.
Anyone who saw the incident or who may have other relevant information is asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting serial 1013 of 15/02.
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