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Assault victim hides in Weymouth shop after fight
1:30pm Tuesday 19th June 2012 in Local News
SHOP staff in Weymouth had a shock when an assault victim covered in blood ran in to hide.
A fight broke out in the street outside Derby Stores in the Park District yesterday morning.
Derby Stores owner Kevin Bennett said his mother-in-law Barbara Bebbington was minding the shop when the fight broke out.
Mr Bennett returned to find blood on the shop floor.
Clearing up the mess yesterday, Mr Bennett said: “Apparently they were shouting and fighting in the road outside. One guy came flying in here to hide.”
An onlooker said: “The old lady that works in there came out shouting: ‘Help.
‘Call the police.’ She was very distressed.”
A spokesman for South Western Ambulance said crews treated a man with facial injuries at the scene.
A spokesman for Dorset Police said: “No arrests have been made at this time.”
Anyone with information can call police on 101.