13-year-old girl arrested after alleged assault in Sturminster Newton
A 13-year-old girl has been arrested over an alleged assault in Sturminster Newton.
An alleged attack took place on a 40-year-old woman from Sturminster Newton between 12:45pm and 1pm on Sunday 11 August.
The alleged assault took place in the area of Barnes Close, the Railway Gardens and near to the Factory Shop car park.
An altercation took place between the alleged victim and a 13-year-old local girls - with the woman sustaining minor injuries to her legs and arms.
Detective Constable Elaine Leader of West Dorset CID said: "There were several people in the area at the time and I am appealing to them to come forward to help us ascertain exactly what happened.
"I ask witnesses and anyone with information about the incident to contact Dorset Police as soon as possible."
A 13-year-old girl was arrested and released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Witnesses and anyone with information should contact Dorset Police on 101, quoting incident number 11:232.