Mum and Children Threatened With Crowbar

Police in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with any information to come forward after a woman was allegedly threatened by a man in the Westham area of the town.

The incident, in which a man was reported to have threatened a 20-year-old woman with a small crow bar, happened along Abbotsbury Road between 12.10pm and 12.20pm on Monday 2 January 2012.
The woman from Weymouth was not injured.
Police Constable Dale Collins, of Weymouth police, said:

“I understand that the woman was accompanied by her two young children at the time.
“I believe passers by were in the area at the time and I am appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to contact police as soon as possible.”
A 22-year-old Weymouth man was arrested on suspicion of provocation of violence and has been released on bail.
Witnesses and anyone with information should call Dorset Police in confidence on 101 quoting incident number 02:117. Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.

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